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The shop on the right was run by my great-uncle Charles Johns, and the sweetshop next door by the Steps brothers, with Triggs shop on the left.

We visited the Lizard during our summer holidays. It was the hottest year for years. We stayed in a caravan, on a caravan site near the Mousehole junction. There was my parents, my brother, sister and in the other caravan, next door was my two cousins, uncle and aunt. The first couple of days we stayed close as it was a long (...Read full memory)

My great uncle lived with his family at 46 Park Browad in Landewednack. The family history suggests he and his family lived around here until a move to the Lizard. He was a doctor and 2 of his sons followed his profession and also lived with their father for some time according to cencus forms. Any help from anyone with (...Read full memory)

I have since discovered that Dr George was my great great grandfather. His son, George David A went to school in Helston and by the age of 16 he was in Australia - has anyone any knowledge of him? On his return he and his wife lived seperate lives at different addresses in Penzance - 2 of his daughters lived (...Read full memory)

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