Boscastle, The Harbour And Profile Rock 1894
Photo ref: 33606
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There is much texture in this detailed composition of one corner of the harbour, made by the slate stones of the breakwater wall, the heavy coiled ropes and the basketwork of the crab pots.

An extract from Cornwall County Memories.

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Relating to the two little girls standing in the street, the one on the right is Nellie Davy, my aunt. She was the eldest child of Harry and Mary Ann Davy (nee Ferrett). Nellie and three other siblings were born at Butts but between 1906 and 1908 the family moved to Providence House (now named St. Christophers) where four other children were born. Here Harry ran a grocery business from one of the front rooms and ...see more
This picture does not show either of Boscastle's churches. There is one at Forrabury and one at Minster but this is not either