New Sign for Boathouse

Jerry Thompson took his life in his hands to erect the new sign for the Newlyn Archive on the Boathouse, using the brackets that had once held the old post office sign. After much consultation with the committee Jerry has designed and created the most wonderful emblem for our archive. The three images on the […]

Before Cryséde

On 21 October the Archive organised a talk in the Trinity Centre by Janet Axten, a St Ives historian.  Janet talked about Newlyn in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the women who helped create the international silk company. Cryséde started life in Newlyn because the owners identified a potential workforce of young […]