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Background imageCrowds Collection: RNLI lifeboat Arab II at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. Around 1908

RNLI lifeboat Arab II at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. Around 1908
The RNLI Lifeboat Arab II being towed across the sands at Harlyn Bay to be launched, followed by a mixed group of men, women and children

Background imageCrowds Collection: RNLI lifeboat Arab I at the quay, Padstow, Cornwall. 1883-1900

RNLI lifeboat Arab I at the quay, Padstow, Cornwall. 1883-1900
The lifeboat Arab I under sail off the quay at Padstow with the railway yards in the background. The lifeboat has a full compliment of women

Background imageCrowds Collection: RNLI Padstow Lifeboat No. 2 Edmund Harvey with the tug Helen Peele alongside in the background

RNLI Padstow Lifeboat No. 2 Edmund Harvey with the tug Helen Peele alongside in the background, Padstow, Cornwall. 1901
The photograph is thought to have been taken on the lifeboats inauguration day in 1901. She served from 1901 to 1929. The crew are all wearing cork life jackets

Background imageCrowds Collection: Fairground, Newquay, Cornwall. Undated

Fairground, Newquay, Cornwall. Undated
A Spinning-top Switchback made by Savidges of Kings Lynn. It is probably Hancocks Fairground. There are lots of people watching and enjoying the ride. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowds 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 imageCrowds Collection: Hancocks Fairground, Newquay, Cornwall. Undated

Hancocks Fairground, Newquay, Cornwall. Undated
Hancocks Fairground carousel (galloper) with horses working. It is named as Four-A-Breast Steeple Chasers. Lots of people are watching. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowds Collection: Edward Prince of Wales, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919

Edward Prince of Wales, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall (later to become King Edward VIII) with a crowd outside City Hall. During his visit to Truro

Background imageCrowds 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 imageCrowds 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 imageCrowds Collection: Royal Visit, Truro Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Royal Visit, Truro Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
Prince Edward the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII and Prince Albert the Duke of York, the future King George VI arriving at the cathedral on a private visit

Background imageCrowds 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 imageCrowds 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 imageCrowds Collection: Procession on Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard, Cornwall. 6th July 1893

Procession on Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard, Cornwall. 6th July 1893
The procession is in celebration of the marriage of the Duke of York (future King George V) to Princess Mary. The photograph is taken from Bay Tree Hill looking down to the procession emerging

Background imageCrowds Collection: Speed trials at Goonhavern, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 23rd July 1923

Speed trials at Goonhavern, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 23rd July 1923
Motor cycle and light car club speed trials at Goonhavern on 23rd July 1923 showing a motor car, registration number AF 2766, at the start line

Background imageCrowds Collection: George Prince of Wales and Princess Mary driving down Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

George Prince of Wales and Princess Mary driving down Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
The Prince and Princess of Wales, later King George V and Queen Mary, in a carriage driving down Richmond Hill for the Benediction of the cathedral nave

Background imageCrowds Collection: River Street, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

River Street, Truro, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
The Prince of Wales (later George V) and the Princess of Wales (Princess Mary) travelling to the cathedral past Thomas Kendalls grocers shop at 2 River Street. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowds Collection: The City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919

The City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919
The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) with dignitaries, including the mayor, outside the City Hall. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCrowds Collection: The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, on The Moor, Falmouth. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowds Collection: The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall. Possibly 5th May 1905

The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall. Possibly 5th May 1905
The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, at a ceremonial occasion on The Moor, surrounded by crowds of people. Possibly for the opening of the Prince of Wales Pier. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowds Collection: Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageCrowds Collection: Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageCrowds Collection: 800th anniversary, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. March 1989

800th anniversary, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. March 1989
The Bishop of Truro, Rt. Rev. Peter Mumford, leads the blessing of town, on the corner of Queen Street and South Street, during celebrations for the 800th anniversary of granting the town its

Background imageCrowds Collection: The Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. 1911-1912

The Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. 1911-1912
Prince Edward the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII and Prince Albert the Duke of York, the future King George VI arriving at the cathedral on a private visit. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCrowds Collection: The Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth, Cornwall. 1900s

The Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth, Cornwall. 1900s
The entrance to the Pier. Photographer: Arthur Philp


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