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Background imageCrowd Collection: The Obby Oss, Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Obby Oss, Padstow, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Obby Oss outside house, with the teaser standing to the left. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow

Background imageCrowd Collection: Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902

Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
View south down St Georges Road of Isambard Kingdom Brunels original timber fanned viaduct. This viaduct was replaced by an all stone structure which opened on the 17 August 1902

Background imageCrowd Collection: Royal Visit, Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people have lined the street to await the arrival of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, on 15th July 1903 for the Benediction of the cathedral nave

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Royal Visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales, Grampound Road, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

The Royal Visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales, Grampound Road, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
The Royal visit in 1903 by the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary, leaving the station at Grampound Road in an open carriage

Background imageCrowd Collection: Building a new viaduct, Hayle, Cornwall. 1884-1885

Building a new viaduct, Hayle, Cornwall. 1884-1885
A large group of workers building the new stone viaduct at Hayle, to replace Brunels original timber construction which opened in 1852

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Cornish Express motor bus, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 14th May 1903

The Cornish Express motor bus, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. 14th May 1903
The Cornish Express outside the Commercial Hotel in St Just in Penwith

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Riots Group Committee, Newquay, Cornwall. 1897

The Riots Group Committee, Newquay, Cornwall. 1897
A photograph of the Riot Committee set up to object to the building of the Headland Hotel on the site known as Fistral Meadow, taken around the time of the riots on 31st August 1897

Background imageCrowd Collection: Royal Visit, 25 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, 25 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people have lined the street to watch the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, pass by in their carriage on 15th July 1903 for the Benediction of the cathedral

Background imageCrowd Collection: Royal Visit, 10 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, 10 Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
A large group of people standing in front of their house and in the street awaiting the arrival of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary

Background imageCrowd Collection: Royal Visit, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people line the street as the Infantry leave High Cross for King Street on the occasion of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary

Background imageCrowd Collection: Royal Visit, 7 King Street, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Royal Visit, 7 King Street, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
Crowds of people have lined the street to watch the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, pass by in their carriage on 15th July 1903 for the Benediction of the cathedral

Background imageCrowd Collection: Bishop Frere in procession to St Pirans Oratory, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. Between 1923 and 1935

Bishop Frere in procession to St Pirans Oratory, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. Between 1923 and 1935
A procession arriving at the oratory for a service under Bishop Frere. St Pirans Oratory survives as an early Christian chapel with all four walls standing

Background imageCrowd Collection: Fishing boats, St Ives harbour, Cornwall. 1904

Fishing boats, St Ives harbour, Cornwall. 1904
Drying sails on ships in the harbour. Ship number SS551 built in 1874 by Bryant and ship number SS81 is behind. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageCrowd Collection: Gentlemen in top hats lined up on The Green, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Gentlemen in top hats lined up on The Green, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The photograph was taken at an unknown ceremony. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: Outdoor presentation, possibly on The Green, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Outdoor presentation, possibly on The Green, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A gentleman removes his top hat to bow and shake hands with another gentleman at an unknown presentation ceremony. A large crowd of people look on. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: Lecture by Thurstan Peter at St Pirans Oratory, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 29th August 1910

Lecture by Thurstan Peter at St Pirans Oratory, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 29th August 1910
Historian and author Thurstan Peter with the audience at his lecture at the Oratory on 29th August 1910. St Pirans Oratory survives as an early Christian chapel with all four walls standing

Background imageCrowd Collection: A distant view of Bishop Frere in procession to St Pirans Oratory, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall

A distant view of Bishop Frere in procession to St Pirans Oratory, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. Between 1923 and 1935
A distant view of a procession crossing the dunes to the oratory for a service under Bishop Frere. St Pirans Oratory survives as an early Christian chapel with all four walls standing

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Mayor of Truro, N. B. Bullen, laying the foundation stone for the new houses at Hendra, Truro

The Mayor of Truro, N. B. Bullen, laying the foundation stone for the new houses at Hendra, Truro, Cornwall. 1921
The foundation stone is in the side wall of 3 Kenwyn Road (the first) which is on the corner of Kenwyn Road and Hendra Road (formerly known as New Road). It reads " 1921 N.B. Bullen, Mayor. R.K

Background imageCrowd Collection: Horse drawn carriage in Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Possibly 1911

Horse drawn carriage in Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Possibly 1911
A horse drawn carriage in procession through a decorated Boscawen Street, Truro. Undated, but perhaps at the time of the coronation of King George V. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowd Collection: Knill ceremony, Knills Monument, St Ives, Cornwall. 25th July 1981

Knill ceremony, Knills Monument, St Ives, Cornwall. 25th July 1981
The Mayor at the Knill ceremony with spectators in the foreground. John Knill was born in Callington on 1st January 1733 and worked as a collector of Customs in St Ives between 1762 and 1782

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Truro town Mayor and others at the opening of Worths Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Possibly 1905

The Truro town Mayor and others at the opening of Worths Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Possibly 1905
Image shows the Mayor of Truro, possibly W.F. Clarke who was in office from 1904-1907, with other gentlemen at the opening of Worths Quay

Background imageCrowd Collection: Rugby Union match, Redruth, Cornwall. Around 1919

Rugby Union match, Redruth, Cornwall. Around 1919
A match between Cornwall, in the broad stripes, and an unknown team thought to be about 1919. A line out is taking place. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: Rugby Union match, Redruth, Cornwall. 10th October 1912

Rugby Union match, Redruth, Cornwall. 10th October 1912
A match between Cornwall, in the striped jerseys, and the touring South African Springboks team at Redruth. The picture shows a scrum during the match. The Springboks went on to win the match 15-6

Background imageCrowd Collection: Towan Beach, Newquay. Around 1921

Towan Beach, Newquay. Around 1921
View of Towan Beach and the promenade with bathers and a line of wheeled bathing machines. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowd Collection: Padstow, Cornwall. 1887

Padstow, Cornwall. 1887
Tea tent, Market Place, to celebrate Queen Victorias Jubilee. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Obby Oss, Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall. About 1920

The Obby Oss, Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall. About 1920
The Obby Oss with band and sailors on the quay, Padstow. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Obby Oss, New Street, Padstow, Cornwall. 1900s

The Obby Oss, New Street, Padstow, Cornwall. 1900s
The Obby Oss outside St Petroc stables (New Street). The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow

Background imageCrowd Collection: Pierrot Troupe outside Truro City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 31st August 1917

Pierrot Troupe outside Truro City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 31st August 1917
Miss Ade Thomas pierrot troupe outside Truro City Hall, for a fete in aid of wounded soldiers and sailors. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: Collection day for Our Lady, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 18th October 1916

Collection day for Our Lady, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 18th October 1916
Woman collecting for Our Lady Day on Boscawen Street. Lower Lemon Street in the background. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: DCLI band at unknown location. 1915

DCLI band at unknown location. 1915
The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry band are pictured playing to a crowd. Possibly at The Green in Truro, 1915. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: DCLI at unknown location. 1915

DCLI at unknown location. 1915
The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry band are pictured with their dog mascot. Perhaps a 1915 recruiting march. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Obby Oss, Padstow, Cornwall. Around 1920

The Obby Oss, Padstow, Cornwall. Around 1920
The Obby Oss outside the London Inn. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow. Each year, on the 1st May

Background imageCrowd Collection: The remains of an aircraft, Falmouth, Cornwall. 28th May 1919

The remains of an aircraft, Falmouth, Cornwall. 28th May 1919
The remains of Mr Hawker and Commander Grieves Sopwith Rolls Royce Biplane, which crashed during an attempt at the first non stop transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to the UK

Background imageCrowd Collection: Aircraft preparing for take off, possibly Penzance, Cornwall. 1912-1913

Aircraft preparing for take off, possibly Penzance, Cornwall. 1912-1913
A crowd watch an aircraft preparing to take off from a field possibly taken in Penzance. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowd Collection: The Obby Oss, Fentonluna Lane, Padstow, Cornwall. 1900s

The Obby Oss, Fentonluna Lane, Padstow, Cornwall. 1900s
The Obby Oss proceeding up Fentonluna Lane towards Prideaux Place. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow


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