Shute Hill, Breage, about 1900
Two semi-detached houses in Shute Hill, Breage, about 1900. These were later turned into one house and became the village Post Office. The castellated wall was removed and a lean-to built in the garden, to front on to the road. Five women are shown outside, one of whom is seated.
Nicholas' Shop, Breage, about 1870
Nicholas carpenter's/builder's/undertaker's shop in Breage, about 1870, by S & J Govier of Breage. The photograh shows the employees standing outside the works holding up windows and other employees standing up the stairs. In the foreground is a man sitting on a horse and cart.
Staff of Nicholas Builder, Carpenter and Undertaker, Breage, about 1870
A group of workmen in the workshop of Nicholas Builder, Carpenter and Undertaker of Breage, about 1870. Included in this photograph is "Coco" Roberts, from Prospect Place. It is likely that Prospect Place refers to Ashton.
Beckerleg Wheelwright's Shop, Breage, about 1953
The interior of Mr Beckerleg's wheelwright's shop at Breage, showing the lathe and tools, about 1953. The lathe and tools were donated to Helston Museum in 1953 where they remain on display. Photograph by Wallace A S Fuggle of Helston.
Breage Post Office, about 1900
A postman in a pony and trap in front of Breage Post Office, about 1900. Two postmen and three women, one a post lady, are standing beside the trap. Photograph by S & J Govier.
Interior of Breage Church, about 1910
An Argall's Series postcard view of the interior of Breage Church, about 1910.
Breage Church, about 1900-1910
An Argall's Series postcard view of Breage Church, taken around 1900-1910.
Higher Road, Breage, around 1900-1920
An Argall Series postcard view of Higher Road, Breage, with two young boys in the road, around 1900-1920.
Baker's Row, Breage, around 1900-1930
An Argall's Series postcard view of Baker's Row, Breage, around 1900-1930.
Ashton Village, Breage, about 1900
A photographic postcard of Ashton village, Breage, dated around 1890 to 1900.
A Street Scene in Ashton Village, Breage, 1890s
A photographic postcard showing a man and boy standing outside the chapel in Ashton, Breage parish, with young children in the background, dated 1890s.
Village Green, Trew, Breage, about 1890-1920
A photographic postcard view of Trew with young man standing on the village green near a horse and trap and geese running across the green. Trelawney House is on the right. The photograph was taken sometime between 1890 and 1920.
Village of Breage in Snow, about 1920s
A photographic postcard view of Breage with snow on the ground.
Miners at Wheal Vor, Carleen, about 1906
Photographic postcard of ten miners at Wheal Vor Mine at Carleen in Breage Parish, about 1906. The miners are standing next to some machinery. Wheal Vor was one of the area's most productive mines and, in 1840, it was one of Cornwall's biggest and richest tin mines. It was well known for trialling the latest technical innovations including being the first mine to install a Newcomen pumping engine and the first mine to use steam power. From 1848 onwards, Wheal Vor was plagued with frequent closures and restarts including an unsuccessful attempt to rework sections of the mine in 1906.
Ashton from Rinsey Croft, Breage, about 1916
A sepia postcard by Ernest C Argall showing the village of Ashton from Rinsey Croft, dated 1916. Cows can be seen grazing in the foreground. The postcard is addressed to Mrs Tonkins of Copeland House, Stubbs Road, Wolverhampton.
Carleen Chapel and Mine, Breage, about 1900-1930
Carleen Chapel with the Carleen Mine in the background, together with a man with donkey, foal and shay. The photograph is thought to date between 1900 and 1930.
Pellor Road, Breage, 1900-1930
A sepia postcard view showing Pellor Road in Breage Churchtown, 1900-1930.
Dressing House, West Wheal Vor Mine, Carleen, about 1906
The interior of the Dressing House at West Wheal Vor Mine, Carleen, near Breage, about 1906 when it was re-opening. The photograph shows the height of the building, the stairs leading up to higher levels and some of the tables where ore was separarated for further processing. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.
Nicholas Undertaker and Carpenter Shop, Breage, about 1910
Nicholas carpenter's, builder's and undertaker's shop in Breage, about 1910, by S & J Govier of Breage. One man is standing in the doorway at the top of the steps, three men and a dog are sitting on a wagon. The men are holding their carpentry tools.
Red Cross Presentation at Breage, 1890-1920
A Red Cross Presentation at Breage, 1890-1920. A lady is presenting a nurse with an envelope. The presentation is taking place outside. There is a desk between the nurse and the lady making the presentation, and there are chairs behind the lady. There are a number of onlookers, dressed in Edwardian outfits, including anther nurse whose uniform is clearly marked with ared cross.
Church and Village, Breage, about 1904
Breage village showing the church and local residents of the village by A H Hawke of Helston, about 1904.
Interior of Breage Church, about 1950
Interior of Breage church showing two of the building's important late medieval wall paintings. Photograph by A H Hawke, about 1950.
Building a Snowman, Shute Hill, Breage, about 1940s
Three children building a snowman in Shute Hill, Breage, dated around 1940-1950. From left to right, the three children in the photograph are Reggie Babbage, Denys Bryant and Jean Babbage.
Snowball Fight, Shute Hill, Breage, about 1940-1950
Four children holding snowballs on Shute Hill, Breage, dated around 1940-1950. The four children in the photograph are Denys Bryant on the left with his three friends, Reggie and Jean Babbage and one unidentified boy.
Harvesting at Treworlis Farm, Breage, about 1900
Treworlis Farm, Breage, at harvest time, about 1900. There are many people of all ages in the photograph, including many ladies with their children, some dressed smartly for the occasion. There are at least 10 men and several boys also posing for the photograph, on what appears to be a threshing machine. Behind the assembed group is a large hay rick.
Private William James Martin of Breage, 1897-1917
Private William James Martin of Breage, who gave his life on 27th March 1917, at the age of 20, while serving in France during World War One. William's service number was 45631 and he served with the Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry before serving with the 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment. He was born in Breage to James and Jessie Martin, resided in Falmouth before the War and enlisted in Helston. He is commemorated on Bay 4 of the Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France.