Glossy magazine celebrating 35 years of Penwith District Council as the District Council is replaced by a unitary authority
Dear Old Cornwall Booklet featuring photgraphs of Cornwall. Green cover with block print of Gurnard's Head in black. Published by the Homeland Association Ltd. of London. Priced 1d net. Has an advertisement for Trelawney 'Silent-Guide' tours on reverse.
Newsletter procuced by Penzance County School (Boys Grammar School).Issue number 2. Twenty pages. Contains photograph of the Headmaster, taken by Gibson, Penzance (page loose). Easter 1911. School shield and motto on cover, 'Penzance County School Easter 1911' written at bottom. Grey and red cover.
Newsletter procuced by Penzance County Grammar School for Boys. Issue number 81. Thirty five pages. Spring 1956. School shield and motto on cover, 'Penzance County Grammar School for Boys Spring 1956 No.81' written at bottom. Adverts at back of pamphlet. Yellow and red cover.
A5 paper flyer advertising a public meeting at St John's Hall, Penzance on Wednesday 24th October 2007, regarding 'One Cornwall' - the proposal to abolish Cornwall's district councils in favour of a single, centralised unitary authority. It presents a number of figures suggesting the government has 'disregarded' public opinion. 'Voice for Cornwall' a non-political group of local people, invite people to attend the meeting to lend their support for the 'wish to challenge the assumption that our voice does not matter'.
13 small identical Cornwall Constabulary uniform buttons, probably worn on cuffs. They belonged to Chief Constable Frederick George Beale. He was the last Chief Constable of Penzance and Isles of Scilly Police force before the Borough Police were merged and became Cornwall Constabulary.
Poster with black writing celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Penzance to Truro railway 1852-2002. 'Penzance 150' Celebrations in burgundy. Also celebrating the first refurbished '150' class Wessex Train on September 16th 2002, to be unveiled at 1pm. Has a timetable for the train, advertising free travel on that day. The West Cornwall Railway Company 1846 logo -top left; lithographic picture of Penzance station -top right; in between is a picture of two carriages.
Pink ticket with black writing for free travel on the refurbished '150 class' Wessex Train on September 16th 2002. In conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Penzance to Truro railway 1852-2002. 'Penzance 150' Celebrations in silver. The West Cornwall Railway Company 1846 logo -top left; lithographic picture of Penzance station -top right; in between is a picture of two carriages. Information about the opening and dinner that was held in 1852 on right hand side of ticket.
2 unused foolscap mourning envelopes, brown with black borderline edging of 2mm width. On the reverse flap is printed in black capitals : 'Town Clerk, / Penzance'. These were used during official mourning, for example, when George VI died in 1952.