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  • Collection: Way Collection
    This collection contains views and images of people taken in the latter part of the 19th C and early 20th C.
    Not possible to identify people but the families involved here are the Martin or Martyn family from St Austell who began the China Clay business over 200 years ago and Jacob Corin from Penzance.
    One member of the Martin family Ellen married Jacob Corin from Penzance who with a Mr Rodda ran a very successful business supplying fresh beef and vegetables to HM ships from Penzance.

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Cow in field

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Solitary Cow in field

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Thumbnail Portrait of Young Woman

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Portrait of Young Man

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Fairground Scene - Gallopers.Possibly Princess May Recreation ground Penzance.

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Fairground Scene - Gallopers Possibly Princess May Recreation ground Penzance.

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Fairground Scene Possibly Princess May Recreation ground Penzance.

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Swing Boats at Fairground. Possibly Princess May Recreation ground Penzance.

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Fairground Scene. Possibly Princess May Recreation ground Penzance.

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Ice Cream seller at the fair, swing boats in the background.

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Two young girls wearing straw hats. Image outside, possibly at the fairground.

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Document Distribution of fresh meat and vegetables from Penzance to Admiralty Fleet showing harbour detail.
Numbers indicate possible collection points depending on tide level.

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Document Distribution of fresh meat and vegetables from Penzance to Admiralty Fleet

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Document Distribution of fresh meat and vegetables from Penzance to Admiralty Fleet showing harbour detail.Numbers indicate possible collection points depending on tide level.

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Document Distribution of fresh meat and vegetables from Penzance to Admiralty Fleet

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Document from HMS Exmouth
This relates to Rodda & Corin 27th July 1904 who had the contact to supply fresh beef to the Admiralty.

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Blank Contract - lower half of W 89

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Blank Contract relating to W 88

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Admiralty Contract signatures for previous document W 87

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Admiralty contract for Beef
Jacob Corin of 12 Belle Vue Terrace Penzance was the supplier, he also had an office at 39 Causewayhead Penzance as Rodda & Corin.
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