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10 Volumes including index
As far as we are aware this is a totally unique record, a hand written Journal taking two years to complete by William (Bill) Oliver who lived in Torleven, Porthleven. He was the eldest of the two Oliver brothers, well known boat builders.
This was donated to the museum by Denis Oliver, son of Bill.
It starts with the early years and develops into...
A brief look at Old Porthleven - Women's Institute Scrapbook History of Porthleven
to open this book go to http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/oldporthlevenbook/index.html
Although you will see a price of £1 alongside this book, it is free to view.
1948 West Cornwall Hospital Management Recruitment Nurses
Cornish Champions at Bath and West Show 1950 T G RICHARDS
Newspaper cutting of DEATH of Richard Kitto RICHARDS in Transvaal 1911
News papers cuttings reporting on illness and death of John TREGEMBO
Porthleven Telegraph Office opens to the Public 01 Oct 1879.
The first telegram was despatched by Mr Rogers of Penrose.
Mary Anne Eddy TOY nee HOSKING, outside her husband's net loft in Mounts Road, holding her grandaughter Rosemary TOY c1942.
Mr LAITY of Sunset Farm falls from waggon and sustains compound fracture.
Gwennie's and herhusband lived in Mount's Road. Gwennie's husband, Willie TOY built a cafe for her on the land in front of their house and beside his own workshop. It was right on top of the cliff near BLUE BUOY.
Rescuers praised by coroner at Helston
Newspaper cutting -
Part of Alfie Pascoe's life time collection
Part of Alfie Pascoe's life time records