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Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories

Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories

The photo 'Clovelly, Harbour 1890' appears in this book.

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The wind-rippled water sets the craft pitching and rolling gently as the man in the nearest lower foreground boat attends to its moorings, with one eye anticipating its motion. Small boats were used effectively in this harbour to ferry passengers to and from the paddle steamers anchored off-shore.

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Other Memories from Clovelly

This photo shows my uncle Arthur ( Shackson ) with Kiwi the New Inn donkey having his taste of beer. The other person is Alfie Lamey the barman at the New Inn for many years and the son of the Coxwain of Clovelly Lifeboat.

My name is Sam Burrow I was born in Hartland in 1936 - the family moved to Clovelly in 1939 and lived in Home Lodge. My father, J A Burrow, was the estate foreman. My mother, Florrie, was the school cook throughout the war years preparing meals for not only village children but also the many who had been evacuated from London and Plymouth. After the war she managed the tea rooms at the car park for ...see more

This is my Uncle and Aunt and cousin Arthur, outside their cottage no. 32 North Hill in Clovelly village. They lived there for many years and took in many many people for B&B, people from all over the world came back time after time to stay with them. I remember at Christmas time they would recieve hundreds of greetings cards, and not having the room to display them ...see more

This is Arthur Shackson with the donkeys from the New Inn Hotel (Kiwi and Peggy). Arthur was the Porter for many years for the New Inn, meeting the guest at the top of the cobbled street and transporting their luggage to the hotel half way down the village. The donkeys were used to carry the luggage to the top in the morning, plus other items which needed to be taken to the top, ie all returns from the bar.

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