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Background imageFowey Collection: Macebearers, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1998

Macebearers, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1998
The husband and wife team of macebearers, Andy and Lesley McCartney, on Fowey Town Quay with the harbour in background. The couple thought at the time they were the only married couple in the country

Background imageFowey Collection: Author Judith Cook, Fowey, Cornwall. October 1993

Author Judith Cook, Fowey, Cornwall. October 1993
Local author, Judith Cook, launches her new book To Brave Every Danger at the Fowey Hotel. The book is an account of eighteenth century highway woman and convicted felon

Background imageFowey Collection: Fowey harbour, Cornwall. 1914

Fowey harbour, Cornwall. 1914
A view from Fowey Town Quay looking across the harbour to Bodinnick. The SS Alexy is moored just below Bodinnick. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageFowey Collection: Penny Farthing Cyclists, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Penny Farthing Cyclists, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
Approaching the Bodinnick Ferry are these penny farthing cyclists en route for Plymouth to raise funds for Macmillan Nursing Charity

Background imageFowey Collection: Rugby Team, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1993

Rugby Team, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1993
To celebrate the Lankelly-Fowey Rugby clubs 25th anniversary, the team played against a Cornish Presidents XV. Played in atrocious conditions

Background imageFowey Collection: Sail Training Schooner, Fowey, Cornwall. April 1993

Sail Training Schooner, Fowey, Cornwall. April 1993
Visitors leave after touring the Sail Training Association schooner Winston Churchill during her visit to the port. The public were allowed on board to see the workings of the boat which offers

Background imageFowey Collection: Regatta and Carnival Week, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1993

Regatta and Carnival Week, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1993
The giant pasty, which is baked in Polruan, ready to be taken by harbour tug across Fowey harbour. Members of the town band escort it, who this year are dressed as Chelsea pensioners

Background imageFowey Collection: Red Arrows, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Red Arrows, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
The RAF display team, the Red Arrows, perform a manoeuvre over Fowey harbour during Fowey Regatta Week. The team had performed every year since the late 1970s until safety concerns in the late 2010s

Background imageFowey Collection: Scallop Fishermen, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1992

Scallop Fishermen, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1992
Fowey scallop fishermen, who were captured outside the Lugger Inn in a photograph in 1990, have been painted in oils. Sussex artist Pat Yendell saw the photo

Background imageFowey Collection: House Fire, North Street, Fowey, Cornwall. November 1992

House Fire, North Street, Fowey, Cornwall. November 1992
The remains of a house fire at No 12 North Street, Fowey. Over 50 firefighters fought the blaze through the night, which started in the kitchen at 6pm the previous day

Background imageFowey Collection: Young Musicians, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1992

Young Musicians, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1992
Four 13 year old students at Fowey Community School who won through to appear on BBC Pebble Mill programme. They performed their composition, The Joy of a New Born King

Background imageFowey Collection: Christmas Lights, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1991

Christmas Lights, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1991
Father Christmas with Hilda Court, Town Mayor, and Michael Penprase, Town Crier, at the switching on of the Christmas lights throughout the town

Background imageFowey Collection: Boat Launch, Fowey, Cornwall. June 1990

Boat Launch, Fowey, Cornwall. June 1990
At the launch of the latest Troy Class boat are Maurice Hunkin (centre) with the joint owners of the dinghy, Terry Vernon and Ed Dubois, at Mr Hunkins Bodinnick boatyard

Background imageFowey Collection: Fowey Deputy Mayor, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1993

Fowey Deputy Mayor, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1993
Fowey Mayor Rhona Foster has presented a new chain to Deputy Mayor Roger Blount. Councillor Blount commissioned the new chain after the original one was stolen during a break-in at his home

Background imageFowey Collection: Maria Asumpta, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1993

Maria Asumpta, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1993
The Maria Asumpta, the worlds oldest wooden sailing boat still working, leaves Fowey at the head of a flotilla of classic boats

Background imageFowey Collection: Bowls Champions, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1993

Bowls Champions, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1993
Andrew Barron and Vera Trenwith, winners in the Mixed Pairs category of the Cornish Bowls Finals, held in Looe. The pair play for the Fowey Bowling Club which was founded in 1925

Background imageFowey Collection: Round Britain Yachtsmen, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. July 1993

Round Britain Yachtsmen, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. July 1993
Colin Baker and Geoffrey Simpson are about to leave to join 22 other yachts which have entered the first ever Round Britain Rally. The eleven leg, seven week rally will start from Gosport, Hampshire

Background imageFowey Collection: Fowey to Polruan Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1993

Fowey to Polruan Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1993
Paul Toms at the helm of the Fowey to Polruan ferry, which has been bought by his father Allen Toms who owns Toms Boatyard in Polruan

Background imageFowey Collection: Fowey to Polruan Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1993

Fowey to Polruan Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall. January 1993
Paul Toms at the helm of the Fowey to Polruan ferry, which has been bought by his father Allen Toms who owns Toms Boatyard in Polruan

Background imageFowey Collection: Regatta and Carnival Week, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1993

Regatta and Carnival Week, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1993
Elaine and her Girls came this year as Mexican dancers, complete with sombrero hats and maracas. They came second in their group. Photographer: Jonathan Barker

Background imageFowey Collection: Mayor Elect, Fowey, Cornwall. March 1993

Mayor Elect, Fowey, Cornwall. March 1993
The Mayor of Fowey, Marilyn Wellman, left, in her uniform as a member of St John Ambulance, with Mayor elect, Rhona Foster, who will be installed as Mayor in a ceremony in May

Background imageFowey Collection: Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, Fowey, Cornwall. April 1993

Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, Fowey, Cornwall. April 1993
Five members of the Fowey Branch of the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, after the presentation of 12 years service medals. From left to right

Background imageFowey Collection: Troy Players, Fowey, Cornwall. November 1992

Troy Players, Fowey, Cornwall. November 1992
The Troy Players on the set of their latest play, J.B. Priestleys When We Are Married. The play, set in 1908 in the West Riding of Yorkshire, was presented for 4 nights in the Town Hall, Fowey

Background imageFowey Collection: Harbour Pollution, Fowey, Cornwall. February 1992

Harbour Pollution, Fowey, Cornwall. February 1992
Liberal Democrat members discuss pollution problems in Fowey Harbour with David Gammon, assistant harbourmaster at Fowey (right)

Background imageFowey Collection: School Play, Fowey, Cornwall. April 1992

School Play, Fowey, Cornwall. April 1992
The cast of The Ghost Train, a production by the expressive arts faculty of Fowey Community School, gather on the station waiting room set

Background imageFowey Collection: St John Ambulance Minibus Dedication, Fowey, Cornwall. February 1992

St John Ambulance Minibus Dedication, Fowey, Cornwall. February 1992
At the dedication of a new minibus for Fowey are, from left to right: Venerable T. Barfett, St John County Chaplain; Major General R

Background imageFowey Collection: Cornish Passport, Fowey, Cornwall. March 1992

Cornish Passport, Fowey, Cornwall. March 1992
For his work for local charities Geordie, Scott Henderson, was presented with a Cornish Passport by Fowey Town Crier, Michael Penprase

Background imageFowey Collection: School Political Candidates, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1992

School Political Candidates, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1992
Candidates in the Fowey Community Schools Election 92, held as part of BBC Newsround programme in which schools across the country held their own debates and elections

Background imageFowey Collection: Seabourn Pride, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1992

Seabourn Pride, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1992
Fowey Town Crier, Michael Penprase, welcomes into Fowey the Norwegian cruise liner Seabourn Pride. The, mainly American, holidaymakers spent some time in the town

Background imageFowey Collection: Newsletter Team, Fowey, Cornwall. July 1992

Newsletter Team, Fowey, Cornwall. July 1992
The team created to produce the Fowey Newsletter are: (back row) Roy Chitty, Lynn Goold, Bernard Goold, Judy Martin, Rick Allinson; (seated) Yvonne Moeliker-Twigg, Mavis Stubbs and Sue Osbrink

Background imageFowey Collection: Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1992

Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1992
At a ceremony held in Fowey town hall, Marilyn Wellman was officially elected as the towns mayor for 1992 to 1993. Assembled on the town quay are, from left to right: Andy McCartney

Background imageFowey Collection: Carnival Queen, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Carnival Queen, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
The Fowey Carnival Queen, Nicky Marsh, with her attendants, Vicky Canavan and Kelly Farley. Nicky was crowned in the grounds of Fowey Hall on the first day of Fowey Regatta Week

Background imageFowey Collection: Cornish Town Criers, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Cornish Town Criers, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
Attending the crowning of Fowey Carnival Queens was this collection of Town Criers, and wives, from Cornwall. They were invited by Foweys Crier, Michael Penprase (centre)

Background imageFowey Collection: Ghurka Band, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Ghurka Band, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
A display by the Pipes and Drums of the Ghurka Rifles entertained Fowey Regatta Week crowds in the grounds of Fowey Hall. Later in the day they marched to Place House in the town

Background imageFowey Collection: Fowey Town Crier, Fowey, Cornwall. July 1992

Fowey Town Crier, Fowey, Cornwall. July 1992

Background imageFowey Collection: Carnival Fairy Queen, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Carnival Fairy Queen, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
The Fowey Carnival Fairy Queen, with her attendants. The Fairy Queen was crowned in the grounds of Fowey Hall on the first day of Fowey Regatta Week

Background imageFowey Collection: Young Farmers Club, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1992

Young Farmers Club, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1992
Members of Lostwithiel Young Farmers Club took turns on a tandem to collect money for cot death research. The riders rode from Lerryn to Fowey via Lostwithiel, St Blazey and Par

Background imageFowey Collection: Fowey Regatta Queen, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Fowey Regatta Queen, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
After a wait of 53 years, the uncrowned carnival queen of Fowey, Winifred Finding, finally had her day. She was chosen as queen in 1939 but missed out on her crowning when war broke out

Background imageFowey Collection: Giant Pasty, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992

Giant Pasty, Fowey, Cornwall. August 1992
A giant pasty has been a feature of Fowey Regatta Week since the 1960s. It was made by Tony Minalls bakery in Polruan, and brought over the harbour by Fowey Town Band on one of the harbour tugs

Background imageFowey Collection: Charles Kennedy, Fowey, Cornwall. July 1992

Charles Kennedy, Fowey, Cornwall. July 1992
Liberal Democrat President Charles Kennedy (centre) was guest of honour at the annual dinner of the Partys South East Cornwall branch, held at the Fowey Hotel

Background imageFowey Collection: Sponsored Cyclists, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1992

Sponsored Cyclists, Fowey, Cornwall. September 1992
Members of Fowey Weightlifting Club about to set off for John O Groats in Scotland, where two of them will cycle and walk back to Lands End in Cornwall

Background imageFowey Collection: Scout Group, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. October 1992

Scout Group, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. October 1992
A harvest home was held in the nearly completed new Scout HQ situated in the old cattle market. Harvest gifts were auctioned by Jack Payne and, as it was woggle week

Background imageFowey Collection: Football Team Reunion, Fowey, Cornwall. October 1992

Football Team Reunion, Fowey, Cornwall. October 1992
The Mayor and Mayoress of Fowey were present at a reunion of players from the football club of 1952. Although many of them still live locally in Cornwall

Background imageFowey Collection: Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1995

Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1995
The new Mayor of Fowey, Ron Bennett, with his Deputy, Michael Culver, after the mayor making ceremony held in the town hall. They are pictured on the Town Quay. Photographer: Jonathan Barker

Background imageFowey Collection: Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1993

Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1993
The Mayor of Fowey, Rhona Foster, with her deputy, Roger Blount, after their induction in the town hall. They are photographed on the Town Quay with the harbour in the background

Background imageFowey Collection: Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1994

Mayor Making, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1994
Serving a second term as Mayor of Fowey, Rhona Foster poses with Ron Bennett as her Deputy Mayor. Photographer: Jonathan Barker

Background imageFowey Collection: Artist Kate Broad, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1992

Artist Kate Broad, Fowey, Cornwall. December 1992
Artist Kate Broad, from Lostwithiel, held a one woman show of her work at the Cordon Bleu Restaurant, Fowey. Kate graduated with a BA honours degree from the Winchester School of Art

Background imageFowey Collection: New Mayor, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1997

New Mayor, Fowey, Cornwall. May 1997
The new Mayor of Fowey, Alison Voelker (centre) posed on the Town Quay with Fowey harbour in the background. She is standing with, from left to right: Lesley McCartney, Macebearer; Bob Bullocke



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