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Background imageFlags Collection: Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
A view of Lower Lemon Street looking from Lemon Bridge towards Farrows Bank and the Red Lion Hotel in Boscawen Street. The street is decorated with flags and garlands

Background imageFlags Collection: Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911

Lower Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Probably 1911
A view of Lower Lemon Street looking from Lemon Bridge towards Farrows Bank and the Red Lion Hotel in Boscawen Street. The street is decorated with flags and garlands

Background imageFlags Collection: Packet Memorial on The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Packet Memorial on The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Packet Memorial (1688-1852) on The Moor, with the Passmore Edwards Building behind. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageFlags Collection: The Obby Oss, Duke Street, Padstow, Cornwall. 1966

The Obby Oss, Duke Street, Padstow, Cornwall. 1966
The May Day Obby Oss festival with the parade moving through the town. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow

Background imageFlags 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 imageFlags Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909
The northern side of the inner harbour with boats at anchor. Some of those that can be identified including FY4 Ella, FY262, FY560, FY67, FY191, FY129, FY91, FY375, FY194, FY181, FY759, FY98, FY37

Background imageFlags 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 imageFlags Collection: Seagull Race, Lerryn, St Veep, Cornwall. January 1992

Seagull Race, Lerryn, St Veep, Cornwall. January 1992
The annual Seagull race gets underway at Lerryn. Over 50 vessels complied with the rule that they had to be powered by a Seagull outboard motor

Background imageFlags Collection: Trevethoe, Churchtown, Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall. 1902

Trevethoe, Churchtown, Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall. 1902
A brass band is leading a procession at the entrance to Churchtown by the gate to Trevethoe after the Boer War. Soldiers and other civilians are riding in horse drawn carts with others walking

Background imageFlags Collection: Obby Oss Day at Padstow, Cornwall. 1978

Obby Oss Day at Padstow, Cornwall. 1978
Crowds of people, some dancing, in Lanadwell Street on Obby Oss Day. The Obby Oss is an integral part of the May Day celebrations in Padstow

Background imageFlags Collection: A highly decorated Boscawen Street looking east, Truro, Cornwall

A highly decorated Boscawen Street looking east, Truro, Cornwall. Thought to be 27th May 1913 but possibly earlier
Boscawen Street looking east. The street is highly decorated, probably for the Bath and West Show. Horse drawn vehicles can be seen by the Coinage Hall

Background imageFlags Collection: Torchlight Carnival, St Austell, Cornwall. November 1992

Torchlight Carnival, St Austell, Cornwall. November 1992
Launceston Young Farmers Club created a Spanish hacienda on their float for the first St Austell Torchlight Carnival. Organised by the St Austell White Gold Festival committee

Background imageFlags 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 imageFlags 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 imageFlags Collection: Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1911

Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1911
A view from the west to the east end of Boscawen Street probably decorated for the Coronation of George V on 22 June 1911

Background imageFlags 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 imageFlags 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 imageFlags 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 imageFlags Collection: Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, Truro, Cornwall. Christmas 1916

Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, Truro, Cornwall. Christmas 1916
Red Cross nurses and patients in C3 Hain Ward, decorated with paper chains and ornaments for Christmas. Names of the patients and nurses are unknown. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageFlags Collection: Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, St Clement, Truro, Cornwall. Christmas 1916

Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, St Clement, Truro, Cornwall. Christmas 1916
Red Cross nurses and patients in C2 Hain Ward. The back of the photograph reads:- " To Nurse Maunders with best wishes from H.P. Sutton?, L.J. Soper, H.C. Pring, H. Chettenden, Wm. Farmery, G

Background imageFlags Collection: Posed group of young women, possibly Corn Exchange, Truro, Cornwall. 22nd February 1918

Posed group of young women, possibly Corn Exchange, Truro, Cornwall. 22nd February 1918
Women advertising a sale of goods to raise funds for YMCA Hut. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan


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