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Horse Drawn Jersey Car Carrying the Helston Primrose League, 1890s

NumberHESFM:1991.5695
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1890 — 1895
KeywordsHelston Transport Road Coinagehall Street
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

A fully laden horse drawn Jersey car from the Angel Hotel, shown in front of Grylls Monument, Coinagehall Street, Helston, in the 1890s. 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.