Mullion, Fishermen 1924
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Small inshore fishing boats are drawn up at the back of the harbour, where two jetties were built in the 1890s to provide shelter and encourage this local industry. The fishermen are sorting nets and a crab or lobster pot, while three children are posed sitting in their midst reading a book.

An extract from Cornwall County Memories.

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My family used to stay at Elm Cottage on Trewoon Road in Mullion for many of our summer holidays during the 1970's. The cottage belonged to a Mrs Kent, known to us affectionately as Aunty Ellie, who at that time lived in Caerleon in Wales with her Son and daughter in law Ted and Jean. We spent our summers at old Elm Cottage in the days before it was modernised. It had for example all it's original windows, fireplaces (but no ...see more
My parents, Dot and Reg Poynter, bought the Mounts Bay in about 1948 and turned it into a hotel where we lived as a family until 1960.