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Cornwall History

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His pictures highlight how the mines were constructed and the precarious-looking wooden beams and ladders installed underground. Rare Flash Photography Shows Cornish Miners In The Toiling Deep Underground Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Flash Photography, Inspiring Photography, Photography Tutorials, Beauty Photography, Creative Photography

Home - Geevor Tin Mine

Enjoy one of the best days out in Cornwall for the family at Geevor Tin Mine filled with discovery, exploration and adventure. Visit us for a FUN day out.

St Ives fisherman Edwin Couch with his niece, Bessie Phillips, in Cornwall, England - Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cultura Judaica, St Ives Cornwall, Cornwall England, Old Fisherman, Sea Captain, Foto Art, British History

Cornwall Photos

Thousands of photos of Cornwall featuring stunning landscapes, sites of historic interest, towns & villages and beautiful beaches.

Few meals have roots as deep as the Cornish pasty, which was developed as a lunch for workers in the ancient English tin mining region of Cornwall. Medieval Recipes, Ancient Recipes, Traditional English Food, British Dishes, Cornish Pasties, Vintage Cooking, Great Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Ancient English

Miners’ Delight: The History of the Cornish Pasty

Few meals have roots as deep as the Cornish pasty, which was developed as a lunch for workers in the ancient English tin mining region of Cornwall.

Cornish history at Portreath Cornwall, History, Historia

Cornish history at Portreath

Castle - The Half Moon Battery was dismantled in 1938 so when war broke out it was quickly re-equipped. Information to the battery was sent from an underground room at the nearby Bay Hotel. Falmouth Town, Anthony Head, World War Two, Cornwall, The Rock, The Locals, Castle, Moon, History

Pendennis Castle: Half Moon Battery

Second World War Half Moon Battery is accessed via a "secret" passage cut through the rock. It was very important to defend Falmouth and the Fal Estuary because it is one of the largest natural habours in the world. During the Second World War, Falmouth Bay was an assembly point for the Atlantic convoys, which were prime targets for the U-Boat packs! There were also WWII defences at St. Mawes and St. Anthony Head, all protecting that strategically vital stretch of water.

1940 Falmouth Docks was badly bombed. Three vessels were hit. Maria Chandris, The Tuskalusa and The British Chancellor. Fortunately the tanker had no oil on board. This painting by Charles Pears can be seen at Falmouth Art Gallery. Ship Paintings, Your Paintings, Luftwaffe, Falmouth Town, Nautical Art, Art Uk, The Locals, Oil On Canvas, Art Gallery

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7.July 10th 1940 Falmouth Docks was badly bombed. Three vessels were hit. Maria Chandris, The Tuskalusa and The British Chancellor. Fortunately the tanker had no oil on board. This painting by Charles Pears can be seen at Falmouth Art Gallery.

Place - Falmouth became a safe haven for troops and refugees. Boats would arrive filled with as many soldiers and civilians as possible. These soldiers arrived in 1940 after being evacuated from France. Falmouth Town, Falmouth Cornwall, Troops, Soldiers, Safe Haven, British Army, The Locals, United Kingdom, France

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1940

F 4830. Troops on the quayside at Falmouth after being evacuated from France June 1940.

This year sees the anniversary of the Maritime train line which runs between Falmouth and Truro. Celebration events are currently being planned to take place over the August bank holiday. August Bank Holiday, Falmouth Cornwall, Port Isaac, Steam Railway, Truro, Steam Locomotive, Historical Pictures, Vintage Travel, Devon

Stories and memorabila wanted for Truro to Falmouth Maritime line's 150th anniversary

This year sees the 150th anniversary of the Maritime train line which runs between Falmouth and Truro. Celebration events are currently being planned to take place over the August bank holiday...