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Penzance

Memories of Penzance

  1. Public Property

    Forum about historical facts surrounding Penzance Public Buildings
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  2. Jubilee Pool

    Jubilee Bathing Pools was opened in June 1930. The whole town celebrated this marvellous achievement. Thousands of people came for the opening day.
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  3. Wharf, Docks and Promenade

    History surrounding the seafront of Penzance over the years
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  4. Building Parc Wartha Estate 1930

    The tender was set out for a contractor to build one of the first working men's housing estates in Penzance. The date was February 1930
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  5. Building Penalverne Estate 1932

    Penalverne Estate was built in the early 1930s. The entire land was purchased from Col. Bolitho for £8,000 in March 1932. You can see pictures  here
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  6. Building of Treneere Estate 1937

    Built on the grounds of Treneere Manor at a at cost of £146,000 in April 1937. The land was rumoured to be purchased for as little as £8,000. Built by contractors E. Dennis and son, and the roads and sewers by contractors Northcott and Sons of Exeter. Visit the Treneere photo album
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  7. Wartime

    Fascinating accounts and stories during the wartime of Penzance and district
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  8. Constructions, demolitions and fires

    Constructions and demolitions over the years in Penzance
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  9. Railways

    Historic moments in the railway network that terminated at Penzance Station and the history of the G.W.R (Great Western Railway) at Penzance
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  10. Crime

    History of crime in Penzance. Articles and stories of crimes committed and tried at Penzance magistrates court
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  11. Memories of Penzance

    Personal recollections and memories of Penzance and its history.
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  12. Public Services

    History of the public services in Penzance
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