Wadebridge, From Egloshayle 1895

Memories of Wadebridge


Samuel Treglown worked as landlord at the Swan Hotel during the 1950s.  He is an ancestor of mine I am currently researching.  His photo has appeared in Wadebridge Memories by Peter Tutthill, but with no date.  He also was a great sportsman and boxer.  Would love info or photos.  He has a son called John who has an interest in wrestling and rugby.

This view of children in Molesworth Street is fascinating - more than 100 years later our dance group entertained children and holidaymakers at the same spot. Our "Heather and Gorse Clog Dancers" joined up with the "Saffron Maids", and "Black Bess Border Morris" plus the "Ilfracombe Red Petticoats" to (...Read full memory)

Now isn't this WEST HILL, we used to live at the top and I walked that stretch for years going to and from school. Thank you for the correction - Editor.

I sang many times in the Swan Folk Club and met my first wife there, Clare Hawken. We married and started our married life living in a caravan owned by Mervyn & Jean Vincent in St Issey before moving to Malta as I was in the RAF.

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