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Peter Pentreath

Peter talks to Andrew Yates about his family's connection to the Three Johns of Mousehole.

Peter Pentreath the 3 johns
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The Three Johns of Mousehole, an animation created by Mae Voogd
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Mary Barnes

Mary talks to Mel Mitchell about Paul Feast and as a child singing carols in the Kings Arms.

Mary Barnes Paul feast
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Mary Barnes singing carols in the Kings
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Diz Stubbings

Diz talks to Mel Mitchell about early memories of school and church.

Diz Stubbings school and church
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Tommy Waters

Tommy reminisces to Peter Robinson about the Mousehole Male Voice Choir.

Tommy Waters and the MMVC
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John George

John recounts his early memories of Paul Feast to Mel Mitchell

John George early memories of Paul Feast
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Greg and Denise Williams

The circus comes to Paul village.

Greg and Denise also talk Mel Mitchell about dancing on May Day and dancing around the Maypole. They then talk about Paul village school and Mousehole school in the 1950s.

Greg & Denise Williams the circus comes
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Greg & Denise maypole dancing and the cl
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Nim Bawden

Nim talks to Anna Murphy about becoming an apprentice shipwright and joining the crew of the Penlee Lifeboat

Nim Bawden on becoming an apprentice shi
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Nim Bawden joining the lifeboat
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Betty Johns

Betty is interviewed by Mel Mitchell.
Betty remembers moving out to make room for Belgian refugees.

She also talks about how the church was the basis for people’s social life, how children were free when she was growing up, what she got up to at 15 years old and May Queen.

Betty Johns making room for the Belgian
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Betty Johns going to the prom and May ce
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Douglas Williams

Douglas is interviewed by Diana Ayres.

Douglas recalls the Torrey Canyon shipwreck.  He also talks about being a model for the famous Newlyn School artist Stanhope Forbes.

Douglas Williams the Torrey Canyon shipw
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Douglas Williams the Newlyn School of ar
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Harry Pender

Harry owns up to Peter Robinson that he was born in Penzance, and recalls the enjoyment of growing up in Mousehole

Harry Pender confesses he was born in Pe
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Harry Pender growing up in Mousehole
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Melvia Williams

Melvia talks to Pauline Sheppard about growing up in Mousehole

Melvia Williams growing up in Mousehole
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