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Shops in Meneage Street, Helston, about 1920

NumberHESFM:2000.7439.3
PlaceMeneage Street, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1920. about
KeywordsHelston Meneage Street Saddler Trades and Professions Shopkeeper Publican
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Commercial premises in Meneage Street, Helston, about 1920. Number 32 Meneage Street shows J Bennetts (in 2000 this was Ultimate Video, in 2017 it is Boo Koos restaurant). Number 34 shows Hendy the Saddlers (this later became Gilberts the Saddlers, a candle shop and an auto shop, in 2017 it is vacant premises and The Fisherman's Mission). Lastly, the Horse and Jockey Inn can be seen on the right hand side of the photograph. The inn closed in the 1920s and the building was demolished. Perry's China Store was built in its place and the site now, in 2017, houses Rowes Bakery, Boots the Chemist and Superdrug. Horse and Jockey Lane, seen beetween the saddler's and the inn is named after the inn. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.