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"Tolgullorr Jem" and "Roan Ruth", Prizewinning Cows, Trenethick Barton, 1897

NumberHESFM:1992.5945
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1897. about
KeywordsTrades and Professions Farming Helston Events Agricultural Shows
PhotographerS & J Govier
Copyright© Helston Museum

"Tolgullorr Jem" and "Roan Ruth", two prizewinning cows, being held by a herdsman outside the entrance to Trenethick Barton, Helston, circa 1897. The handwritten caption tells us that "Tolgullorr Jem" was 1st at the Helston Show in 1892 and 1st at the Royal Cornwall Show in 1893. "Roan Ruth" was 2nd in the Devon County Show, 2nd at the Royal Cornwall Show in 1896 and 1st at the Helston Show in 1897. The farmer/landowner was the donor's grandfather. Photograph by S & J Govier.