Porthleven Museum - Our History

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Postcard of Gartul Point and Breageside with boats.

Keeper's Cottage, Penrose, Porthleven

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.

Family photo of coastguard George Henry BOX.

Rescuers praised by coroner at Helston

Part of Alfie Pascoe's life time collection

http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/flipband1905/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part of Alfie Pascoe's life time records

Dr Elliston - View

http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/alfiesscans/SCAN19/drelliston/index.html

 

 

A brief history of Paul Rosewarn's life including his WW1 experience having been awarded the DCM for the heroic part he played in the capture of a German machine gun nest in Belgium.

On Paul's return to Porthleven he established the first charabanc transport system in West Cornwall.

Read the family's memorabilia

http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/fliprosewarne/index.html

 

 

 

This book contains images and text relating to Porthleven's Agriculture.

View the book http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/flipagriculture/index.html

Visit Out of the Blue Porthleven to see our full display of framed images

Porthleven Boat Building

To view book on Porthleven boat building follow the link

 http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/flipboatbuilding/index.html

Porthleven Boats

To view book on Porthleven boats follow the link

http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/flipboats/index.html

 

Porthleven Boats and Fishermen throughout the ages. Follow the link to see the book

http://www.porthlevenmuseum.org.uk/flipboatsandcrew/index.html

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