This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect.
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Picture Penzance is free to join and use. So why not join our community. As a member you can upload images, add comments, participate in our contests and connect with like minded people.
    All the best,
    Halfhidden (founder member)

Sign up for free today
Membership Is Free
No Adds
Members Only Areas
And lots More!

CLICK HERE

Picture Penzance archives

Picture Penzance forums and media gallery of old pictures and history, memories and much more

Nov
17
Robbery by a Penzance Policeman.
On Sunday morning 19th December 1869, at Penzance, John Semmens, a police-constable to the Penzance Force, was detected in the act of stealing a quantity of flour from the premises of Mr. John Coulson, at Alverton. Large quantities of poultry have been missed...
Nov
14
May be a longshot, but does anyone know a bloke called Nick Allen, he lives in Heamoor now, if anyone knows his address would be much appreciated.

He leant me a load of CDs a few weeks ago, but he brought them to mine, so don't know how to get in touch to return them.

Thanks Chris.
Nov
11
PENZANCE AMBULANCE WORK.
SUGGESTED FORMATION OF A DIVISION FOR PENZANCE.
At Penzance Station on Friday afternoon Mr. T. Robins Bolitho presented awards for balance work performed by members of the Penzance Branch (G.W.R. Division) St. John Ambulance brigade. He supported Mrs. Bolitho, Mr....
Nov
10
Monument to Sir Humphry Davy 1862.
A public meeting for promoting this truly Cornish object was held at the Guildhall, Penzance, on Friday evening 14th March 1862. The meeting was convened by the Committee appointed to promote this object, and was presided over by the Mayor, W. J. Matthews,...
Nov
09
The commissioners of the Board-of-trade held enquiry the Guildhall, Penzance, on Thursday 11th August 1898, into the two light railway schemes which have been before the public for some time, the Penzance, Newlyn, and St. Just light railway, and the St. Just, Land's-end, and Great-Western...
Nov
09
A Local government board inquiry was held at Penzance guildhall, on Thursday morning, 1st November 1894, in connection with the application of the County council for permission to borrow money to build a new county police station at Chy-an-dour. It was stated by Mr. O. Caldwell that some years...
Sep
14
On Tuesday morning 8th July 1845, the greatest anxiety prevailed in Penzance, in consequence of the discovery of one of the most appalling murders that it had ever fallen to our lot to record.

The supposed perpetrator of this tragical crime was a man named Benjamin Ellison, aged, about 55; and,...
Ik3bQ.jpg
Sep
10
THREE PUZZLES