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Horse Drawn Jersey Car Carrying the Helston Primrose League, about 1895

NumberHESFM:1977.977.2
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1890 — 1895
KeywordsTransport Road Helston Coinagehall Street
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

A fully laden horse drawn Jersey car in front of the Grylls Monument, Coinagehall Street, Helston, in the early 1890s, possibly 1895. The passengers are the Helston Primrose League who were travelling to Treliske in Truro for a rally. The Primrose League was an organisation, founded in 1883, for spreading Conservative principles in Great Britain.