NEWS AND EVENTS

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New Premises for the Cornwall Record Office

 

 

 

 

On October15, 2018 Richard Cockram, Ron Hogg and Brian Newton visited the new location to which the Cornwall Record Office will be transferring in 2019.

 

 

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Open Day Report: ‘Families that were the Backbone of Newlyn’, 13 October 2018

 

 

Ex-committee member Denny Harvey looks at the display case containing Wallis family medals and memorabilia

 

On the weekend that brought us Storm Callum, the Archive held its final Open Day of 2018, representing 15 families with varying histories and occupations. There were 91 visitors, many with connections to the families displayed including a couple from Marazion who came in to shelter from the rain to find the wife in one of the photos on display.

 

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The Tidal Observatory Book Makes its Mark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This painting by Stanhope Forbes, The Lighthouse, was painted in 1893. It shows the old lighthouse which was replaced and demolished during World War I. It was before the Tidal Observatory was built.

 

 

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