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Background imageMevagissey Collection: Parliament in session, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Parliament in session, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A group of men seated at the bottom of a footpath on the north side of the harbour. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: William Arthur Chesterfield, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982

William Arthur Chesterfield, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982
Fisherman William Arthur Chesterfield (born 1927) on the quay tending his nets. Identified by family members, William was skipper of the family owned boats Christabel and, later, Frances

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The boat yard corner of the inner harbour at low tide with a large number of fishing boats including FY386 ZONA and FY145

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Fishing vessels putting to sea, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Fishing vessels putting to sea, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The Mevagissey fishing fleet putting to sea at high tide. Long oars are being used to manoeuvre the vessels out of the sheltered harbour to enable their sails to catch the wind

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920s or early 1930s

The outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920s or early 1930s
Shipping in the outer harbour at Mevagissey with the Fal pleasure steamer Victor alongside lighthouse quay. Victor was in use between 1898 and 1934

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Peruppa farmhouse, Pentewan, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1970

Peruppa farmhouse, Pentewan, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1970
A view of the Grade II listed slate-hung 18th century farmhouse with a car (possibly an early Ford Consul, registration number 658 PAF) parked outside. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The harbour light, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982

The harbour light, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982
A general view of the harbour light on Victoria Pier. A man and woman are at the end of the pier. Built in 1896, the lighthouse marks the south breakwater. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The harbour light, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982

The harbour light, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982
The harbour light on Victoria Pier with fisherman William Arthur Chesterfield (born 1927) on the quay tending his nets. Identified by family members

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The harbour light, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982

The harbour light, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982
The harbour light on Victoria Pier with fisherman William Arthur Chesterfield (born 1927) on the quay tending his nets. Identified by family members

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Peruppa farmhouse, Pentewan, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1970

Peruppa farmhouse, Pentewan, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1970
A view of the Grade II listed slate-hung 18th century farmhouse with a car (possibly an early Ford Consul, registration number 658 PAF) parked outside. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920s or early 1930s

The outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920s or early 1930s
The outer harbour at Mevagissey with the Fal pleasure steamer Victor alongside lighthouse quay. Victor was in use between 1898 and 1934

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920
The inner harbour at Mevagissey looking towards the town with a large number of fishing vessels moored in the harbour, including FY6 PETREL, FY49 and FY118. A car stands on the jetty near the town

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The outer harbour with boats both moored and under way. Two men are walking up the slipway whilst another man holds the boat they have just left steady. One man is rowing out into the outer harbour

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Fishing vessels putting to sea, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Fishing vessels putting to sea, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The Mevagissey fishing fleet putting to sea at high tide. Long oars are being used to manoeuvre the vessels out of the sheltered harbour to enable their sails to catch the wind

Background imageMevagissey Collection: East Quay, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1920s

East Quay, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1920s
A view from the East Quay looking across the inner harbour to East Wharf at low tide. Two fishermen paint two masts while three men watch their progress. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

The inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The fishing vessel FY251 enters the inner harbour. In the background a number of other fishing vessels are moored in the boat yard corner of the inner harbour including FY212, FY138

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Possibly Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Possibly Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Two older men viewing fish being sorted by two younger men on a quay. The location of this photograph is possibly not Mevagissey. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: The inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920

The inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920
The inner harbour at Mevagissey looking towards the town over a large number of fishing vessels moored in the harbour. A car stands on the jetty near the town. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The inner harbour with fishing boats. Fishing vessels FY398, FY234 and the Fairy are identifiable in the harbour. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The inner harbour with men unloading nets from fishing boats onto the quayside. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: North side of the harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

North side of the harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
A view down the hill towards the inner harbour, showing a row of cottages. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, northern ride, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, northern ride, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
View of a group of fishing boats in the harbour, including FY354 Primrose, FY759, FY181 and FY61. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1920s

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1920s
View looking east through the inner harbour entrance, to a group of boats in the harbour. Two women sit on the rocks in the foreground. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The inner harbour full of fishing boats. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
A fish auction in the inner harbour at Mevagissey, with the fishing boats FY99 and FY114 at the quay side. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Portmellon, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909

Portmellon, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909
Interior shot of the machinery in Kings net making works being operated by a man and a woman. In the 1980s the building was known as The Flats, behind the Rising Sun Inn. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: North side of the harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s

North side of the harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View looking back towards the inner harbour from the outer harbour wall. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The northern side of the inner harbour with the tide out. Three men stand around a rowing boat and two boys stand in front of a grounded fishing boat (number FY108?) on which a man is working

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The inner harbour with the tide in. Boat number FY775 is unloading nets on to the quayside. Other identifiable boats in the background are FY759, FY2, FY335?, FY737 and FY181

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The inner harbour with the tide in. Boat number FY99 is tying up alongside the quay. A horse and cart wait on the quayside with a group of men and boys

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Roberts boat building yard, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909

Roberts boat building yard, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909
Twelve men building boats in Roberts boat building yard. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The inner harbour with the tide out, looking across to the north side of the quay. The building on the second left of the picture, is the premises of Furse sail makers. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
A view of the inner harbour with the tide out, looking across to the northern side. The boats that can be identified are FY160, FY60, FY2, FY759, FY98, FY174, FY194, FY203, FY342

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

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 5th June 1909
The inner harbour with the tide in. The boats that can be identified are FY228, FY1, FY13, FY94, FY283, FY108, FY171, FY204, and a boat believed to be named Willie. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The inner harbour at low tide. The boats that can be identified are FY780 Surf, Theodora - number unknown, FY264 and FY284. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey Collection: Outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The outer harbour with some boats at anchor and others departing. Some of those that can be identified include, at anchor, FY31, FY99, FY266, and under sail Leader ?. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageMevagissey 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 imageMevagissey Collection: Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909

Inner harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1909
The northern side of the inner harbour with a group of boats at anchor. Some of those that can be identified include FY194 - extreme left of the picture


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