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Horse Drawn Bus Plying between St Martin-in-Meneage and Helston, 1897

NumberHESFM:1977.982
PlaceSt Martin-in-Meneage Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1897
KeywordsTransport Road St Martin-in-Meneage
PhotographerS & J Govier
Copyright© Helston Museum

The horse drawn bus which plied between St Martin-in-Meneage and Helston, 1897. In the photograph are the driver and owner, Mr Tommy Richards of Lean, St Martin-in-Meneage; Mr Varcoe of Tremayne; Mr Foxcroft, the School-master; behind Mr Richards "Fadger" or Father Williams, shoemaker with leather apron; William Martin; John Wesley William, Boy; A Basher; Mr Hodge, Innkeeper; Richard Thomas, farm labourer.