1st Sept. Cutting of the first turf for the new extension

Cutting the first turf of our extension & celebrating the 1882 ceremony.  With Network Rail Chairman Sir Peter Hendy, Mayor of Helston, Mrs Bolitho & Helston Museum lent the original spade.

Gathering for the ceremony
The original 1882 spade and wheelbarrow on loan from Helston Museum The inscription on the original spade - on loan from Helston Museum
Sir Peter Hendy cutting the turf
James Packman and Sir Peter Hendy Ted William's Grandfather and Chris Heap's Great Grandfather were both at the 1882 ceremony John Curley, Sir Peter Hendy, Chris Heaps, Mrs Elizabeth Bolitho and Gillian Geer Mayor of Helston on their brake van trip

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