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Background imageTruro Collection: Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890

Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890
A view looking up Lemon Street with the Richard Lander monument on the horizon. The three men on the left are standing on Lemon Street bridge over the river Kenwyn

Background imageTruro Collection: High Cross Post Office, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900

High Cross Post Office, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900
A view from Kings Street looking across into High Cross with the Post office building built in 1886 by Silvanus Trevail in the centre of the picture

Background imageTruro Collection: View of Truro from Daubuz Moor, Cornwall. 1902-1903

View of Truro from Daubuz Moor, Cornwall. 1902-1903
This view from Daubuz Moor shows the stone and brick viaduct nearing completion, replacing Brunels timber viaduct, whos timbers can be seen behind the new viaduct

Background imageTruro Collection: View of Truro, Cornwall, from Polisco over the city. Between 1905-1910

View of Truro, Cornwall, from Polisco over the city. Between 1905-1910
This is a good view of the city and the cathedral without the west towers which were completed in 1910. In the back ground are the two railway viaducts

Background imageTruro Collection: Boscawen Bridge, Truro, Cornwall. May 1921

Boscawen Bridge, Truro, Cornwall. May 1921
Boscawen Bridge crossing the River Allen at full tide. M.L. Blamey & Sons agricultural store and John H. Radmore, corn, flour

Background imageTruro Collection: Boscawen Bridge, Truro, Cornwall. May 1921

Boscawen Bridge, Truro, Cornwall. May 1921
Penroses sail loft from Boscawen Bridge over the River Allen at low tide. A woman pushes a pram across the bridge towards the camera

Background imageTruro Collection: Cathedral Lane, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Cathedral Lane, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of E.A. Philps shop the Cathedral Lane Novelty Bazaar at No. 9, Cathedral Lane, Truro. The shop front displays photographs of Truro Cathedral and elsewhere

Background imageTruro Collection: Passmore Edwards Free Library, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1899

Passmore Edwards Free Library, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1899
The Passmore Edwards Free Library and technical school on the corner of Pydar Street and Union Place. Funded by Passmore Edwards and designed by Silvanus Trevail

Background imageTruro Collection: The City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919

The City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th June 1919
The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) with dignitaries, including the mayor, outside the City Hall. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: The Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. 1911-1912

The Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. 1911-1912
Prince Edward the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII and Prince Albert the Duke of York, the future King George VI arriving at the cathedral on a private visit. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905

River Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1905
A view down River Street showing the Truro Savings Bank and the Baptist Chapel, which in 1919 became the Museum of the Royal Institution of Cornwall

Background imageTruro Collection: City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1900

City Hall, Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1900
A group of Truro police under Superintendent Angel, with the town crier, John Odgers, wearing a top hat, on the roof of the City Hall, Boscawen Street. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: Truro Cathedral, Cornwall. Around 1925

Truro Cathedral, Cornwall. Around 1925
Taken from the Truro River by Boscawen Park. Malletts duty free warehouse in the foreground. Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill

Background imageTruro Collection: Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925

Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925
Boys surrounding a donkey and trap outside the Red Lion Hotel. Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill

Background imageTruro Collection: Cyclists in High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925

Cyclists in High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925
Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills

Background imageTruro Collection: DCLI Rifle Meeting, Idless, Truro, Cornwall. August 1919

DCLI Rifle Meeting, Idless, Truro, Cornwall. August 1919
1st Volunteer Battalion, Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry Rifle Meeting at Idless shooting range. Monday 11th to Friday 15th August 1919. Ladies practising with military personnel looking

Background imageTruro Collection: DCLI, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 1905

DCLI, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 1905
Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry on parade. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: Stanley Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Stanley Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View looking down hill. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageTruro Collection: Daniell Road, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Daniell Road, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View down hill. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageTruro Collection: Adelaide Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Adelaide Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Corner and lower part of Adelaide Terrace. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageTruro Collection: DCLI on parade. King Street / High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 1905?

DCLI on parade. King Street / High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 1905?
Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry military brass band processing through the street, closely watched by onlookers on either side. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: New Bridge Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th July 1911

New Bridge Street, Truro, Cornwall. 11th July 1911
Truro Artillery Company off to camp. Marching from Drill Hall in New Bridge Street towards Boscawen Street, with bridge in background. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Military parade with cavalry on corner of Boscawen Street and Lemon Street. Unknown cavalry regiment. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: DCLI, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 1905

DCLI, High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. 1905
Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry on parade. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: Adelaide Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Adelaide Terrace, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View up hill with people and horse and trap. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageTruro Collection: Princes Street, with the first Great House and Trevail Monumental Masons, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s

Princes Street, with the first Great House and Trevail Monumental Masons, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
Glass lantern slide from a lecture, entitled Some Historic Cornish Beauty Spots, given by Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, in around 1925

Background imageTruro Collection: The Lander Monument, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925

The Lander Monument, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1925
The Monument was designed in 1835 by Philip Sambell. It celebrates the discoveries, including the discovery of the source of the River Niger in 1827, of the Lander brothers, Richard and John




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