Sunday, 28 October 2018

Market Square in the late 1940's

Market Square in the late 1940's

This BBC Turn Back Time film about Penzance features the markets. A weekly market day is a part of normal life in villages and town squares throughout Cornwall, as the Farmers' markets are today and will also be feature in Porthkeres

1940s: Street market with costermonger's barrow in the foreground.

Photo © Antony Ewart Smith (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Charlestown Harbour

Dock at Charlestown Photo © Richard Johns (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Charlestown Harbour Photo © Pam Brophy (cc-by-sa/2.0)
A corsair will be standing in the dock at Porthkeres. Could she have brought in contraband from the continent?

Discovering Old Cornwall - Charlestown

Sunday, 14 October 2018

St. Austell railway station

St. Austell railway station
Porthkeres will connect to the town of St. Elys and a station not unlike St. Austell.

Photo © Phil Williams (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Charlestown Chapel

Charlestown Chapel
Close to the dockside in Porthkeres is a chapel not unlike this one in Charlestown.

Photo © Anthony Vosper (cc-by-sa/2.0)


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