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St Peter's Tide Parade, Porthleven, 1910

NumberHESFM:1986.5313
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1910
KeywordsPorthleven Religion Local Customs Tea Treat St Peter's Tide
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

Photographic postcard of The St Peter's Tide parade, Porthleven. Postmarked 21st November 1910, it is addressed to Miss N Lanyon, The Knoll, Truro. The parade is walking along the inner harbour on Breageside. Named after St Peter, the patron saint of fishing, local churches came together on this day to march through the village and ended with a treat of tea and saffron buns.