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Horse and Buggy, Meneage Street, Helston, about 1900

PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
KeywordsHelston Meneage Street Transport Road Trades and Professions Saddler Shopkeeper
Copyright© Helston Museum

Horse and buggy outside Messrs Reed, a wool, seed, corn and forage shop at 13 Meneage Street, Helston, about 1900. Spratts Patent dog cakes, puppy biscuits and chicken meal together with Melox dog food and kilogrub are advertised in the window. A saddlery store is on the left. The buggy is being driven by a well dressed woman wearing an elaborate hat and a bearded gentleman is holding the horse by the harness. The shop was later known as Ward (Cornwall) Ltd, then Mackays and is currently M & Co (in 2017). The saddlers is now part of Wearnes jewellers. This photograph is part of the Jack Stephens Collection of local photographs.