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Background imageTruro Collection: High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910

High Cross, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1910
The St Columb-Summercourt-Truro horse bus, with others, in front of the cathedral. Burtons China Galleries occupy the Assembly Rooms with Burtons Furniture Warehouses adjoining

Background imageTruro Collection: The Highertown Inn, Highertown, Truro, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably around 1910

The Highertown Inn, Highertown, Truro, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably around 1910
The Highertown Inn with signage indicating the landlord as Richard Bray. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: The Leats, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1920s

The Leats, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1920s
A view of the Leats from the entrance to Victoria Gardens looking towards the Cathedral, with several people. Photographer: Gibson

Background imageTruro Collection: View of the Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. After 1910

View of the Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. After 1910
View of the cathedral and viaduct from Poltisco showing Garras Wharf with Harveys timber yard and the Green (which later became the site of the bus station)

Background imageTruro Collection: J. Buzzas Haircutting and Shampooing Rooms, Duke Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

J. Buzzas Haircutting and Shampooing Rooms, Duke Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
J. Buzzas Hairdressing Saloon at 10 Duke Street, Truro, with three barbers standing outside; the man on the extreme right is probably John Buzza

Background imageTruro Collection: Rooftop view from City Hall, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Rooftop view from City Hall, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Rooftop view from City Hall looking across Boscawen Street towards the Cathedral showing lots of houses and the business premises of N

Background imageTruro Collection: View of the Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890s

View of the Cathedral, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890s
View of the unfinished cathedral from Poltisco with Isambard Kingdom Brunels original timber fanned viaduct on the left, behind the cathedral

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

Fairmantle Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of a large house and the adjoining Navy Arms public house in Fairmantle Street. Photographer: Unknown

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

Dobbs Lane, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of trees on the side of Dobbs Lane, leading into Bosvigo Lane, with possible junction to lane leading to Coosebean on the left. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: Double and Single Winch Oyster Dredge Boat, Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Double and Single Winch Oyster Dredge Boat, Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Boat on the river with a winch and net and oars. A wooden sign on the boat identifies it as a double and single winch oyster dredge boat

Background imageTruro Collection: Ferris Town in the snow, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Ferris Town in the snow, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view down both sides of Ferris Town towards Frances Street, in the snow. A horse and carriage is driving down the street and a few people are carefully walking on the pavements

Background imageTruro Collection: Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Ferris Town, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view down the south side of Ferris Town, towards Frances Street. A number of children are standing in the street with delivery cart further down the road

Background imageTruro Collection: Gasworks being built, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902

Gasworks being built, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
Truro Gas Companys gasworks were located at the Newham end of Lemon Quay and burnt coal transported in by river. New gas offices were opened in Boscawen Street in 1936

Background imageTruro Collection: Looking over the back yards of houses in River Street and John Street to St Georges Road, Truro

Looking over the back yards of houses in River Street and John Street to St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
The tower and roof of the Parish Church of St George the Martyr can be seen right of centre, with the roof and back window of St Georges School, including the school bell and weather cock

Background imageTruro Collection: St Georges Road looking towards Carvedras Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall. After 1902

St Georges Road looking towards Carvedras Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall. After 1902
View of St Georges Road from opposite the corner of John Street, looking towards Carvedras Viaduct. Snow is on the ground and a young man with a shovel and broom is by the gas lamp post

Background imageTruro Collection: Bridge over the River Kenwyn, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. 1890

Bridge over the River Kenwyn, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. 1890
Bridge over the River Kenwyn at the end of St Georges Road with the junction of Bosvigo Lane and Comprigney Hill. Two ladies and a bearded gentleman stand on the bridge, posing for the camera

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

St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Two well dressed ladies are walking on the pavement in the middle distance, near the junction with Frances Street and Ferris Town. The photograph was taken outside the Methodist Church of St George

Background imageTruro Collection: A hand-coloured slide view of Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890

A hand-coloured slide view of Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890
A hand coloured slide from Tour through Cornwall (No. 12) of the city showing the cathedral under construction and without the central tower. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageTruro Collection: A view of Truro, Cornwall from Poltisco. Around 1890

A view of Truro, Cornwall from Poltisco. Around 1890
A view of the city from Poltisco showing the cathedral under construction and without the central tower. Both of Isambard Kingdom Brunels original stone

Background imageTruro Collection: A view over Truro, Cornwall from the south east with the uncompleted cathedral

A view over Truro, Cornwall from the south east with the uncompleted cathedral. Between July 1903 and February 1904
Truro from the south east with a view of the incomplete cathedral. The central tower, shown in place, was completed in July 1903 but the western towers, which were opened in 1910

Background imageTruro Collection: A general view of Truro, Cornwall from Poltisco. After 1910

A general view of Truro, Cornwall from Poltisco. After 1910
A view across the city from the south west showing Town Quay, Lemon Quay, Back Quay and the completed cathedral. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: A general view of Truro, Cornwall from Poltisco. Probably early 1900s

A general view of Truro, Cornwall from Poltisco. Probably early 1900s
A view from Poltisco, across Harveys timber yard, towards St Johns. The Lander Monument can be seen on the left and the gasometer on the right. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: The completed cathedral from Campfield Hill, Truro, Cornwall. After 1910

The completed cathedral from Campfield Hill, Truro, Cornwall. After 1910
A view down Campfield Hill to the completed cathedral. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Between 1910 and 1920

Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall. Between 1910 and 1920
A view of the northern side of Boscawen Street from the Red Lion Hotel to the corner of King Street, taken from the roof of city hall

Background imageTruro Collection: The gasholder after the explosion, Truro, Cornwall. October 1927

The gasholder after the explosion, Truro, Cornwall. October 1927

Background imageTruro Collection: Town hall fire, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914

Town hall fire, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914
A view of the city hall roof and clock turret destroyed in the fire of 1914. A note with the glass plate negative states On the evening of November the 11th 1914 the Town council met in the Council

Background imageTruro Collection: Fire Parade Inspection, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Fire Parade Inspection, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
An inspection of the Fire Brigade, possibly after the city hall fire of 11th November 1914. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: Town hall, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914

Town hall, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914
A view of the new set of four bells on a G.W.R. cart, ready to be hoisted up to the roof for the new clock tower after repairs

Background imageTruro Collection: Volunteer Fire Brigade, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Volunteer Fire Brigade, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Volunteer Fire Brigade in action in Truro with a number of onlookers. Men are hand pumping hoses along with a steam powered engine

Background imageTruro Collection: Truro Fire Brigade in action, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. 10th November 1923

Truro Fire Brigade in action, Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. 10th November 1923
A general view, looking along Lemon Street, of the Fire brigade in action at Ben Carters chemist shop at 10-11 Lemon Street. Onlookers are standing by the Royal Hotel

Background imageTruro Collection: Truro Fire Brigade outing at Calstock, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Truro Fire Brigade outing at Calstock, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The Fire Brigade outing at Calstock. Members are sitting in a small covered boat moored by the key looking down river. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: Colchester Villas and Robartes Terrace, Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Colchester Villas and Robartes Terrace, Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
A view of Colchester Villas and Robartes Terrace downhill from the opposite side of the road. A horse and trap with driver stand at the bottom of the road

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

Frances Street, Truro, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of Frances Street from the bottom of Ferris Town towards River Street with the Cathedral spire over the rooftops. Two men are posing for the camera on the right hand side

Background imageTruro Collection: Cornish Folk-dance Festival at Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall. 26th May 1923

Cornish Folk-dance Festival at Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall. 26th May 1923
Boys and girls country dancing at the Folk-dance Festival. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageTruro Collection: Fisherman in Japanese costume, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Fisherman in Japanese costume, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Titled Japanese fisherman but evidently a local man wearing a kimono. The main exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street and the exhibition ran from 25th July 1893 for a month

Background imageTruro Collection: Pilchard seine boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Pilchard seine boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Pilchard seine boat on the River Kenwyn at Back Quay in Truro, with Samuel Brokenshire carriage factory in the background

Background imageTruro Collection: Shrimper on River Fal, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Shrimper on River Fal, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Titled Shrimper on River Fal. An elderly man with a large shrimping net. The main exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street, Truro

Background imageTruro Collection: Setting the net at St Ives, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Setting the net at St Ives, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Titled Setting the net, St Ives. Three men are standing on the beach among fishing boats. A seated boy is just visible on right

Background imageTruro Collection: Fishermen carrying nets at St Ives, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Fishermen carrying nets at St Ives, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Titled Fishermen carrying nets, St Ives. Three men and a boy with lobster pot on beach. A fishwife is standing by a boat named Pickwick

Background imageTruro Collection: Cornish fishwife with cawl, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Cornish fishwife with cawl, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Titled Cornish fishwife with cawl. In Cornwall, a cawl is a basket for carrying fish. The main exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street

Background imageTruro Collection: Exhibition tanks, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Exhibition tanks, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Interior of the exhibition hall showing exhibition tanks. The exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street and the exhibition ran from 25th July 1893 for a month

Background imageTruro Collection: Exhibition hall, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Exhibition hall, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
Interior of the exhibition hall showing exhibits including model boats and the stand of J. Pearson, the jeweller of 6 Boscawen Street, Truro

Background imageTruro Collection: Exhibition entrance, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Exhibition entrance, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
View showing the castellated entrance of the Fisheries Exhibition. The site of the exhibition was a field at the top of Lemon Street and the exhibition ran from 25th July 1893 for a month

Background imageTruro Collection: Mackerel seine boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Mackerel seine boat, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
A view of the open seine boat with fishing gear, probably sitting on the River Kenwyn at Back Quay in Truro. The main exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street

Background imageTruro Collection: Single winch oyster dredge, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Single winch oyster dredge, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
A view of the open fishing boat with fishing gear and winch, probably sitting on the River Kenwyn at Back Quay in Truro. The main exhibition site was a field at the top of Lemon Street

Background imageTruro Collection: Victoria, Australia exhibit at the Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall

Victoria, Australia exhibit at the Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
A view of the exhibit Drawings of fish found in Victorian waters, Forwarded by the Government of Victoria, Australia. Also in the photograph is a collection of fish lent by the Dominion of Canada

Background imageTruro Collection: Art gallery, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893

Art gallery, Cornwall County Fisheries Exhibition, Truro, Cornwall. July to August 1893
A view of the art gallery, with tables and chairs in the centre of the gallery. The art exhibition included work by the artist Dorothy Worden

Background imageTruro Collection: A highly decorated Boscawen Street looking east, Truro, Cornwall

A highly decorated Boscawen Street looking east, Truro, Cornwall. Thought to be 27th May 1913 but possibly earlier
Boscawen Street looking east. The street is highly decorated, probably for the Bath and West Show. Horse drawn vehicles can be seen by the Coinage Hall




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