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Opening of Clothworthys Menswear Shop, Helston, 1963

NumberHESFM:2017.14644.1
PlaceCoinagehall Street, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date5.1963
KeywordsHelston Coinagehall Street Trades and Professions Shopkeeper
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

The opening of Clotworthys menswear shop at 14 Coinagehall Street, Helston, on Flora Day 1963. The owner, Roger Clothworthy, is standing inside the shop and the ribbon is being cut by Mayor Arthur Eveley Lee. Roger's father, Percy Clotworthy, is standing next to the Mayor. The shop changed it's name to Roger Cee Menswear in 1979. Trade became more difficult during the eighties and the shop closed down on Christmas Eve, 1987. In 2017, 14 Coinagehall Street is now PDQ Estate Agents.