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Report in 'The Cornishman' from 14/11/1992 in the '25 Years Ago' section, quoting a story from the newspaper from 1964:

"A five-minute rescue has earned Henry Nicholas coxswain of the Sennen Lifeboat, the bronze clasp of the Royal National…

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Portrait of Jack Worth, coxswain of Penlee Lifeboat.

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Portrait of elderly man wearing cap, smoking pipe.

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A portrait of Richard Pearce Couch, Mayor of Penzance 1898-1899.

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

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A photo of an oil painting by John Linnell of Richard Trevithick, the 'Cornish Giant'. He was said to be over 6-feet tall with a powerful build. Like many, he did not shine academically at school but developed a broad practical knowledge of steam…

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Dorothy Rowena Cade, founder of the Minack Theatre.

PREVREF 1499 duplicate photo

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Rowena Cade, pictured at age 80 at the Minack Theatre. This photograph is one of a collection which was used in a London-published magazine feature in 1975, written and illustrated by Richard Angove.

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Rowena Cade, founder of the Minack Theatre, is pictured at the age of 80 by one of the Celtic patterned crosses she designed and executed during her 50 years of work in creating the theatre.

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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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The Khyber was a Liverpool ship which wrecked with a loss of 23 lives close to Porthole Cove, south of Lands End on March 15, 1905, carrying grain from Australia to Falmouth.
Picture are John Willis, Harris and Johnson. The rest of the crew buried…

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Captain John Willis pictured after he had recovered from the ordeal of the wreck of the Liverpool ship Khyber. The ship wrecked with a loss of 23 lives close to Porthloe Cove near Tol Pedn Coastguard station on March 15, 1905, carrying grain from…

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The Khyber was a Liverpool ship which wrecked with a loss of 23 lives close to Porthole Cove, south of Lands End on March 15, 1905, carrying grain from Australia to Falmouth.
Picture are John Willis, Harris and Johnson. The rest of the crew buried…

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An unknown Victorian family portrait, with parents and six children. The father has a gold watch and chain.

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A contact print of 21 group and portrait photos of unknown people (including St Levan football club 1911, Leeds & Hull Elementary School group photo and a Camborne street scene).

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Professor Anderton (Albert Haslam), founder of Anderson & Rowland.

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