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Albert Mellor, who lived in Penzance, was one of Cornwall's colourful characters. With his organ he attended such events as Padstow's 'Oss and Helston Furry for about 50 years. During that time he collected large sums for numerous charities.…

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Albert Mellor, who lived in Penzance, was one of Cornwall's colourful characters. With his organ he attended such events as Padstow's 'Oss and Helston Furry for about 50 years. During that time he collected large sums for numerous charities.…

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Portrait of elderly man wearing cap, smoking pipe.

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Portrait of unknown man in woollen cap, checked shirt and dungarees.

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George Jackson Churchward. Born at Stoke Gabriel near Totnes in 1957, died on 19th December 1933 when struck by a South Wales express train near his Swindon home. He was apprentice engineer to the South Devon railway from Totnes Grammar School. When…

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Devon-born George Jackson Churchyard, Chief Engineer of the Great Western Railway, started with South Devon Railway in 1896, retired 1921 and was killed on the line at Swindon in 1933. He was a designer of engines and boilers.

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A photographic postcard depicting a man eating limpets with the caption, "Eat limpets and live. Everything all kiff with Cousin Jack". "All Kiff" was a common term used by miners when writing home from abroad. It is thought to have been a distorted…
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