Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

More about this scene

This bustling scene reveals the pressures for change that beset the Victorian provincial town in the 1890s. This street of small shops is showing signs of commercialism. Edwin Broad, Cash Draper, has overflowed into the next door shop, and just arrived a little further down is an early chain store - Oliver's, the shoe shop.

Memories of Truro, Victoria Place 1897

Hello from London, Canada... I am the descendent of John and Grace Clemo who owned a horse-drawn bus line between Camborne, Redruth, Truro and Penzance. I have a photo of a "square" where one of the Clemo Buses is parked. I always thought it was taken in Camborne but, upon looking at your photos, it is Victoria Square in Truro (where my dad was from - he married Annie Clemo). I can even see the letters VIC on the wall of ...see more

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