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Malpas Ferry at Tregothnan landing, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Around 1887
Malpas Ferry at Tregothnan landing, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Around 1887
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Joseph Tangye (1826-1902) on a velocipede, probably Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Joseph Tangye (1826-1902) on a velocipede, probably Wolverhampton, West Midlands
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Pentewan harbour and village, St Austell, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Pentewan harbour and village, St Austell, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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RNLI lifeboat Arab II at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. Around 1908
RNLI lifeboat Arab II at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. Around 1908
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Liskeard and Looe Railway Staff, Wagon Repair Works, Moorswater, Liskeard, Cornwall
Liskeard and Looe Railway Staff, Wagon Repair Works, Moorswater, Liskeard, Cornwall
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New motor van for Criddle and Smith Ltd., Cornwall. 1920s
New motor van for Criddle and Smith Ltd., Cornwall. 1920s
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Old Carnon Valley viaduct showing early stage of replacement, Perranwell, Cornwall
Old Carnon Valley viaduct showing early stage of replacement, Perranwell, Cornwall
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Malpas landing, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Malpas landing, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Samuel John Govier s photographic van by an unidentified cottage
Samuel John Govier s photographic van by an unidentified cottage
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Samuel John Govier s father, Samuel Govier , and his mother, Annie
Samuel John Govier s father, Samuel Govier , and his mother, Annie
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Samuel John Govier posed in fancy dress on his bicycle, locality unknown but somewhere in
Samuel John Govier posed in fancy dress on his bicycle, locality unknown but somewhere in
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Ships off Malpas Road seen from Worths Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900
Ships off Malpas Road seen from Worths Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Liskeard and Looe Railway Staff, Wagon Repair Works, Moorswater, Liskeard, Cornwall. December 1908 Featured Print

Liskeard and Looe Railway Staff, Wagon Repair Works, Moorswater, Liskeard, Cornwall. December 1908

This staff photograph was taken outside the doors of the wagon repair works at Moorswater in December 1908. Operation of the line was taken over by Great Western Railway (GWR) in 1909 and not all members of staff transferred to GWR. The names and occupations of each person is printed on the mount. Front row, from left to right: W. Hocking, cleaner; Mr W.H. Johns, cartage agent; Mr E. Hunter, goods clerk; Mr H. Hawes, stationmaster, Looe; Mr S. Bolton, locomotive superintendent; Mr H.H. Holbrook, superintendent of the line; Inspector Scantlebury, permanent way; Mr A. Burridge, stationmaster, Liskeard; Mr Morgan, superintendent's clerk; A. Richards, parcels clerk; J. Prout, striker. Second row, from left to right: J. Ough, relief carman; H. Cox, carman; H. Menhenick, passenger guard; R. Bassett, porter signalman; T. Bowden, porter signalman; J. Cole, fitter; A. Stephens, goods guard; J. Husband, porter signalman; E. Marsh, signalman; W.H. Pengelly, porter signalman; C. Colmer, lamp lad; R. Grant, carriage cleaner; J. Carne, blacksmith. Third row, from left to right: M. Harris, cleaner; P. Turner, painter; W. Martin, platelayer; J. Martin, ganger; J. Sambells, ganger; W. Symons, fireman; W. Vincent, driver; W. Chaston, driver; H. Menhenick, fireman; R. Miller, driver; Albert Bray, fireman; J. Toms, ganger; H. Medland, linesman; W.J. Godfrey Junior, carpenter; W.J. Godfrey, carpenter. Fourth row, from left to right: S. Tamblin, platelayer; T.H. Davey, platelayer; R. Bennett, platelayer; J. Hancock, platelayer; J. Horrell, platelayer; J. Wilton, platelayer; J. Crabb, platelayer; J. Hunkin, ganger; W. Moore, platelayer; W. Kennedy, platelayer; J. Cannon, platelayer; H. Hancock, platelayer; J. Harvey, platelayer; J. Symons, shed man. Photographer: John Henry Coath

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Penny Farthing Cyclists, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
Penny Farthing Cyclists, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
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Malpas, Cornwall. Around 1890
Malpas, Cornwall. Around 1890
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The French three-masted barque Magatlan, Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. May 1905
The French three-masted barque Magatlan, Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. May 1905
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The French three-masted barque La Fontaine off Falmouth, Cornwall. July 1909
The French three-masted barque La Fontaine off Falmouth, Cornwall. July 1909
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Trelease farm looking across the River Fal to Tolverne, Kea, Cornwall. After 1907
Trelease farm looking across the River Fal to Tolverne, Kea, Cornwall. After 1907
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Mr A.W. Gills motor vehicle on a cart after being destroyed by fire
Mr A.W. Gills motor vehicle on a cart after being destroyed by fire
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Traction engine outside the Wheel Inn, Tresillian, Cornwall. 1920s
Traction engine outside the Wheel Inn, Tresillian, Cornwall. 1920s
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Donkey cart with two women, Cornwall. 1910
Donkey cart with two women, Cornwall. 1910
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Miss Treseders caravan, Cornwall. 1920s
Miss Treseders caravan, Cornwall. 1920s
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Malpas from St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Malpas from St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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The three-masted French ship Socoa in Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. 1906
The three-masted French ship Socoa in Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. 1906
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Samuel John Govier s sister, Bessie, with her dog in the doorway of Samuels photographic
Samuel John Govier s sister, Bessie, with her dog in the doorway of Samuels photographic
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Mr A.W. Gills motor vehicle on a cart after being destroyed by fire. Liskey Hill, Perranporth, Cornwall. June 1906 Featured Print

Mr A.W. Gills motor vehicle on a cart after being destroyed by fire. Liskey Hill, Perranporth, Cornwall. June 1906

On Sunday returning from Perranporth just as the car was negotiating Liskey Hill, there was a sudden jerk and then a continuance of motion as if everything was right. But almost immediately Mrs Gill saw flames coming through from the lower part of the car at the bottom of the steering gears. Mr and Mrs Gill and a man who accompanied them were out of the car in time to see the vehicle burst into flames. It was a complete wreck. The fire was apparently caused by a breakage of the supply pipe which caused the petroleum to leak onto the hot exhaust. The car is not covered by insurance. Referenced from the Royal Cornwall Gazette, 28th June 1906, page 8, column 2. Photographer: Arthur Philp

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Samuel John Govier on his bicycle with his photographic box on the front, Cornwall
Samuel John Govier on his bicycle with his photographic box on the front, Cornwall
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Malpas Ferry landing with people embarking, Malpas, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Malpas Ferry landing with people embarking, Malpas, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
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Fowey to Polruan Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1993
Fowey to Polruan Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1993
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19th Century Barge, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. September 1992
19th Century Barge, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. September 1992
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High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
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Bugle Railway Station, Bugle, Cornwall. Probably before 1910
Bugle Railway Station, Bugle, Cornwall. Probably before 1910
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View of River Fal from Tregothnan, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
View of River Fal from Tregothnan, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
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Malpas Ferry arriving at Tregothnan landing, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Malpas Ferry arriving at Tregothnan landing, St Michael Penkivel, Cornwall. Late 1800s
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James Tangye (1825-1912) in his workshop at Aviary Court, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1900
James Tangye (1825-1912) in his workshop at Aviary Court, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1900
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The French three-masted barque La Rochefoucauld off Falmouth, Cornwall. 1910
The French three-masted barque La Rochefoucauld off Falmouth, Cornwall. 1910
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Wreck of the French four-masted barque Asnieres grounded at St Mawes, St Just in Roseland
Wreck of the French four-masted barque Asnieres grounded at St Mawes, St Just in Roseland
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James Tangye (1825-1912) in his workshop at Aviary Court, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1900 Featured Print

James Tangye (1825-1912) in his workshop at Aviary Court, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1900

Mr James Tangye pictured in his workshop at his home, Aviary Court. He is seated, wearing a hat and holding a cane, amid various pieces of machinery. James was one of the five sons of Joseph Tangye senior, an Illogan miner, who commenced their engineering and manufacturing business together in Birmingham in 1856. James (1825-1912), the eldest, was very skilled with the lathe; Joseph (1826-1902) was the creative engineer; Richard (1833-1906) dealt with public relations and sales; George (1835-1920) was the businessman; while Edward (1832-1909), a Quaker, soon left to found his own business. Velocipedes, also known as Boneshakers, due to their iron tyres, were one of the many things that were manufactured at Tangye's Cornwall Works. The business also provided the hydraulic rams required to launch the Great Eastern, Brunel's ill-fated steel ship in 1857-1858, and to raise Cleopatra's Needle to its present position on the London Embankment in 1878. The first direct-acting steam pumps in Europe were made at the Cornwall Works in 1867 and the firm produced James Tangye's horizontal steam engines from 1869. By 1876 the firm employed 1300 workers. The Tangyes were also philanthropists and from 1880 were founders and major benefactors of the Birmingham Art Gallery and Museum and the Birmingham School of Art. Upon his retirement in 1872, "James returned to Illogan, where he purchased Aviary Cottage - a smallish house in a gentle green valley sheltered from the sea and the mines. There he established his own workshop in which he could follow the craft which he truly enjoyed. He spent much of his time giving a free training to young men of the neighbourhood who wished to prepare for engineering careers, but who, in the prevailing depression of the Cornish tin industry, had not the means to pay for apprenticeship. James also fitted up his own observatory with telescope and sidereal clock so that he could seriously pursue his hobby of astronomy. He made many journeys back to Smethwick to give help and advice whenever it was needed, but he never again felt tempted to leave for long his native village, where he died in 1912". (Rachel E. Waterhouse, 1957, A Hundred Years of Engineering Craftsmanship, Tangyes Limited 1857-1957). Photographer: Unknown

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Horse buses in The Square, Probus, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Horse buses in The Square, Probus, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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View of Angarrack Incline, Hayle railway long abandoned, near Hayle, Cornwall
View of Angarrack Incline, Hayle railway long abandoned, near Hayle, Cornwall
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Royal Albert Bridge under construction, Saltash, Cornwall. 1858
Royal Albert Bridge under construction, Saltash, Cornwall. 1858
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R & J Lean furniture remover wagon outside Truro Railway Station, Cornwall. After 1893
R & J Lean furniture remover wagon outside Truro Railway Station, Cornwall. After 1893
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War office car, Cornwall. 1916
War office car, Cornwall. 1916
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Standard car that won first prize for a decorated motor. Cornwall. 1923
Standard car that won first prize for a decorated motor. Cornwall. 1923
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RAC official trial car, Truro, Cornwall. After 1922
RAC official trial car, Truro, Cornwall. After 1922
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Cornwall Transport Company lorries, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1919
Cornwall Transport Company lorries, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1919
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Williamsons double-decker open top motor bus, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920
Williamsons double-decker open top motor bus, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920
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Charabancs outside Truro Railway Station, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
Charabancs outside Truro Railway Station, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
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Western National buses, Redruth, Cornwall. 1926-1940
Western National buses, Redruth, Cornwall. 1926-1940
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Donkey shay with E.J. Hampton and others in Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Crowan, near Hayle
Donkey shay with E.J. Hampton and others in Calloose Lane, Leedstown, Crowan, near Hayle
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