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Background imageParish Collection: The Rectory, Merther, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably around 1920s

The Rectory, Merther, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably around 1920s
A view of Merther Rectory, which once served the Church of St Cohan. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageParish Collection: Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view towards the Church of St Mary the Virgin from the corner of Chapel Street and Quay Street. General Merchants, J. Hosking is on the right

Background imageParish Collection: Kerley Downs Methodist Chapel, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Kerley Downs Methodist Chapel, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
A view of Billy Brays Three Eye Chapel. The chapel was built by Billy Bray in 1835 and, since its closure in 1982, is now cared for by the Billy Bray Memorial Trust as a memorial to the memory of

Background imageParish Collection: Bethel United Methodist Church, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Bethel United Methodist Church, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
A view of the gable ends of the church showing the datestone Bethel United Methodist Church 1842. This is one of two United Methodist chapels that were located in Baldhu

Background imageParish Collection: Fore Street looking east, St Austell, Cornwall. 1900s

Fore Street looking east, St Austell, Cornwall. 1900s
A view along Fore Street, with the tower of Holy Trinity Church in the background. At least three shops are displaying clothing in their windows

Background imageParish Collection: Font, Church of St Sithney, Sithney, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably early 1900s

Font, Church of St Sithney, Sithney, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably early 1900s
The font in Sithney Parish Church. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageParish Collection: The Norman font, Church of St Sithney, Sithney, Cornwall. April 1935

The Norman font, Church of St Sithney, Sithney, Cornwall. April 1935
The Norman font with rounded granite bowl from Carnmenellis around 1919. Said to be the original font taken away by Captain Rogers to Carnmenellis. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageParish Collection: St Kea All Hallows Church bells, Kea, Cornwall. Probably 1904

St Kea All Hallows Church bells, Kea, Cornwall. Probably 1904
The eight bells from St Kea All Hallows Church, presumably before their installation in the new church which was consecrated in 1896

Background imageParish Collection: The Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall. Around 1900

The Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall. Around 1900
A view on a hand coloured slide of the nearly deserted Promenade looking east towards the Church of St Mary the Virgin. Hand coloured slide by W. C. Hughes. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageParish Collection: St Pol de Leon Church, Paul, Cornwall. Around 1910

St Pol de Leon Church, Paul, Cornwall. Around 1910
A view looking towards the church tower from the lane. Standing in front of a cottage, which sits in front of the church tower, is a group of three children dressed in pinafores and hats

Background imageParish Collection: Penelewey Barton Farmhouse, Kea, Cornwall. Around 1920s

Penelewey Barton Farmhouse, Kea, Cornwall. Around 1920s
View of the Grade II listed house and garden wall from the garden, with two horses and dog. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageParish Collection: Fore Street and Hawkins Arms, Probus, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Fore Street and Hawkins Arms, Probus, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Fore Street looking towards the Church of St Probus and St Grace with the Hawkins Arms in the centre. Photographer: Arthur Philp or Arthur William Jordan

Background imageParish Collection: The Square and Church of St Probus and St Grace, Probus, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Square and Church of St Probus and St Grace, Probus, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Square looking towards the church from the north side with the Jubilee Lamp in view. A well dressed group stand in Wagg Lane, near the church. Photographer: Canon Henry Holroyd Mills

Background imageParish Collection: The Square, Probus, Cornwall. Probably 1907

The Square, Probus, Cornwall. Probably 1907
The Square from the entrance to Chapel Street with the Post Office on the right and the church tower, dating from around 1523, on the left

Background imageParish Collection: View from church tower, Probus, Cornwall. 1953

View from church tower, Probus, Cornwall. 1953
View over the village to the north west from the top of the church tower. The China Clay hills can be seen in the far distance. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageParish Collection: St Petroc Minor Church interior, Little Petherick, Cornwall. 1968

St Petroc Minor Church interior, Little Petherick, Cornwall. 1968
View north-east from south-west of south aisle showing the font, pews, rood screen and vaulted ceiling. The church is a Grade I listed building with 14th century origins

Background imageParish Collection: St Levan, Cornwall. 1st January 1903

St Levan, Cornwall. 1st January 1903
A view of the church and neighbouring houses from a distance. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageParish Collection: St Brevita Church, Lanlivery, Cornwall. October 1991

St Brevita Church, Lanlivery, Cornwall. October 1991

Background imageParish Collection: Dolly Pentreaths memorial, St Pol de Leon churchyard, Paul, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Dolly Pentreaths memorial, St Pol de Leon churchyard, Paul, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of Dolly Pentreaths memorial set in the wall of Paul churchyard. Dolly Pentreaths main language was Cornish and she only learned a little English as an adult

Background imageParish Collection: Mace grocery store in The Square, St Keverne, Cornwall. 1967

Mace grocery store in The Square, St Keverne, Cornwall. 1967
A shop in The Square with St Keverne Church on the right. A small van with registration plate 548 JCV is parked outside. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageParish Collection: A view towards the church from Commercial Road, St Keverne, Cornwall. 1978

A view towards the church from Commercial Road, St Keverne, Cornwall. 1978
A view of cottages on the right with the church beyond. A cut-stone on the wall of one of the cottages reads " Built AD 1739 by Dorcas Pym"

Background imageParish Collection: Cottages in Manaccan, Cornwall. Around 1925

Cottages in Manaccan, Cornwall. Around 1925
The tower of St Manaccus and St Dunstan Church can be seen through the trees on the left. Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill

Background imageParish Collection: Installation of Vicar of Lanlivery, Cornwall. 14th February 1989

Installation of Vicar of Lanlivery, Cornwall. 14th February 1989
At the installation service of the Vicar of Lanlivery are, from left to right: Rev. Brian Anderson, Rural Dean; Martin Follett, Diocesan Registrar; Rev. David Keighley, new Vicar; Rt. Rev


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