Mr W Charles in Church Street, Helston, about 1910
A photographic postcard showing Mr Choak, the driver, and a Mr W Charles seated in the back of a model T Ford motor car in Church Street, Helston, dated about 1910.
Former Premises of the Six Bells Inn, Helston, about 1920
The former premises of the Six Bells Inn in Church Street, Helston, about 1920. Although "Good Stabling Here" is advertised at the entrance, it appears to be a small shop, advertising pasties and teas. Two women and three children are shown outside. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.
Church Street, Helston, 1902-1906
A photographic postcard of Church Street, Helston. Issued by Hosking and Blakeley of Penzance, it shows a group of children standing in the foregound next to two carts and a couple of people standing outside the New Inn public house. The signage for the public house records the proprietor as E Lancaster which dates the original photograph as having been taken sometime between 1902 and 1906. The message on the back reads "Henry VIII's Commissioner was killed by the Helston mob, just at this corner! The big house on the left is the "Waifs and Strays Home".
Children's Dance, Helston Flora Day, about 1950
Helston Town Band leading one of the senior schools in the Flora Day children's dance from The Willows in Church Street, Helston, about 1950. Three members of the band can be clearly seen, including the drummer. The first two leading sets of the children are descending the steps.
St Michael's School in the Children's Dance, Helston Flora Day, 1950s/early 1960s
Children from St Michael's school in the Children's Dance on Helston Flora Day. The photograph was taken at the bottom of Church Street and is thought to date from the 1950s or early 1960s. Miss Corry (later Mrs Spencer Johns) is the teacher accompanying the children.
Nicholas' Sweet Shop, Church Street, Helston, about 1930
Mrs Nicholas outside Nicholas' sweet shop at 25 Church Street, Helston, about 1930.
Hal-an-Tow, Helston Flora Day, about 1954
The Hal-an-Tow, Flora Day, about 1954. The performers are proceeding along Church Street. They were paid to take part in the Hal-an-Tow at this time. Ben Gilbert is first from left in the third row from the front, Peter Barber (brother of the donor) is first from left in the fourth row from the front. Photograph by Wallace A S Fuggle of Helston.