Penpont

Penpont

Above: Reading Room opening c1911, by Lady Onslow with a silver key, and St. Breward Silver Band St. Breward is often described as ‘Five hamlets in search of a village’. This month we are going to look at our furthermost hamlet to the south of the main village. The...

‘Tin-Tack’ – Leslie Williams

The unknown man in our December article has been identified as Leslie Williams. It appears that Leslie was known as ‘Tin-Tack’ and lived in a cottage near Chapel Terrace, in St. Breward. If anyone has any information on Leslie or other photographs, please...
St. Breward School Team – 1987

St. Breward School Team – 1987

For those of you who might know the young men that appear in this picture . . . a reminder that the photograph was taken 37 years ago! Back L-R: Michael Barnett, Kevin Cracknell, Philip Hoskin, Ian Turner and Jamie Cox. Front L-R: Neil Simpson, Dean Hill, Daniel...

The Simonward RAOB, 1959

The Simonward (St. Breward) Lodge of The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) are seen here at a ‘Raising’ (award ceremony) at The Old Inn. Back Row L-R: Les Hockin, Ronnie Fox (Ireland), Unknown, Unknown, Les Williams and Bill Winn (seated). Front Row L-R:...

Memories of Evacuee, Ron Vickers

Frank May was co-owner of the quarry (it seemed funny that everybody pronounced it ‘Anter, unless that was a slang name for Hantergantick!) I was never aware that Charlie May was a co-owner.From what I remember Harry was the main man, Mabel did all of the...