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Whitsun Tea Treat, Degibna Chapel, Helston, 1904

NumberHESFM:1995.6568.2
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1904
KeywordsLocal Customs Tea Treat Religion Helston
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

The Whitsun Tea Treat at Degibna New Chapel, Helston, in 1904. During these popular annual events, participants paraded through the village in their best clothes followed by a treat of tea and saffron buns. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.