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Joe Richards, Blue Anchor Inn, Helston, 1930s to 1940s

PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1930 — 1949. about
KeywordsHelston Coinagehall Street Trades and Professions Publican Brewing People
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Joe Richards with his Dalmation dog at the Blue Anchor Inn, Coinagehall Street, Helston, about 1930s to 1940s. Joe Richards is believed to have been the landlord of the Blue Anchor when this photograph was taken. The Blue Anchor was originally a monk`s rest house and eventually became a tavern during the 15th Century. It is one of the oldest original inns in Britain that continues to maintain a working brewery and is renowned for it's variety of 'Spingo Ales' which are brewed to traditional recipes.