St Day, Cornwall

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of St Day, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of St Day

Historic Maps of St Day and the local area.

My mum was born in St Day, her mother was Annie Bassett and she married Antonio Gizzey. I was told he used to work in the mines and he made ice-cream. They had 4 children, Jane, Helena, Gwen and Harry. My mum was Helena (Lena), born in 1916. We used to go there nearly every summer for our holidays and I loved it. My (...Read full memory)

I too was one of the London evacuees taken to St Day school to be selected by a villager; Miss Murton a shop owner took me into her home. Miss Murton gave up her shop with the rationing and coupon counting. Can anyone tell me, please, where we came from in London at the time of evacuation for I have no memory (...Read full memory)