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Title Memories of De Lank Quarry by David Methven
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Description Transcript of David Methven (Quarry Manager in 1983) memories describing the working of De Lank Quarry, where the granite has been used, etc. These notes were recorded by Donald Bousfield for use in the publication of "A History of St Breward, The Life of a Moorland Village" edited by Pamela Bousfield and published in 1988. Names mentioned are Blackfriar's Bridge, Eddystone Lighthouse, Tower Bridge,Beachy Head Lighthouse, Nurse Edith Cavell's Memorial, Ladybower Reservoir, Karl Marx' memorial, Magna Carta memorial at Runnymede, Lord Baden=Powell, granite pieces for Tamar Road Bridge, Doorway for Dominion Shipping Building, Finsbury, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, Ernest Colman, Mr Nankivell of Tor Down Quarry, Miss Blanche Hill and her father, William Hill, Henry Crowle, Jack Parr, Theodore Colman, HRH King George VI, Percy Coggin, Hedley Methven, Vernon Williams, Thomas Ward, Ted barron
Size/type 3 sheets of foolscap, typewritten
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Recorder Val Hill
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Storage location Folder SBR 4 St Breward Archive
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Date of Recording 05 March 2013
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