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Basset and Grylls Mine, Wendron, about 1900-1913

NumberHESFM:1980.4585
PlaceWendron Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1900 — 1913. about
KeywordsWendron Trades and Professions Mining People
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

Photographic postcard of Basset and Grylls Mine, Wendron, about 1900-1913. It shows 4 men standing on the headgear and there are a number of buildings in the background. None of the men are wearing any safety equipment that would be a requirement of todays health and safety laws. Basset and Grylls was a tin mine which incorporated Porkellis United. The mine worked intermittently between 1845 and 1913.