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Workers at Cunnack's Tanyard, Helston, 1882

NumberHESFM:1977.1085
PlaceSt Johns, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date23.10.1882
KeywordsHelston Trades and Professions Tannery St Johns
PhotographerUnknown
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The staff of Messrs Cunnack's Tanyard, St Johns, Helston, dressing hides at the Beam House. Taken on 23rd October 1882, the men are holding the tools of their trade. The Beam House was demolished in 1968 when the County Council altered the Helston to Penzance road, making a new road to Sithney Common Hill.