Author: Tom Goskar

Blogging the Ted Gundry Collection

On Thursday 14 April 2016 Ted Gundry passed away, aged 82. Ted was a veteran radio broadcaster, and one of the founding members of BBC Radio Cornwall. In…

Books in the Elizabeth Treffry Collection

The Elizabeth Treffry Reading Room

Azook Community Interest Company is pleased to announce a partnership with the Hypatia Trust. The project will create a reading room for the Elizabeth Treffry Collection, an important…

Online collection of Cornish history a huge success

The public response to our cornishmemory.com, our online collection of historic Cornish photographs, films and recordings, has been wonderful. Shortly after we re-launched the website with 31,500 items in…

Azook CIC have moved to Krowji, Redruth

As of October 2015 Azook Community Interest Company have moved to new offices at Krowji, Redruth. Our new address is: Azook CIC Krowji, West Park, Redruth, Cornwall, UK…

Azook is moving to Krowji

The team at Azook have been a whirlwind of activity this year. Re:collect, our Cornwall-wide digitisation project will finish at the end of October, and MemoryFish, our fishing…

New fishing history photo collection collected by the MemoryFish project

One of the most famous names in Cornish fishing is W. Stevenson and Sons of Newlyn. The Stevensons have been fishing out of Newlyn for over 100 years….

Launch of the cornishmemory.com Print Shop

Our cornishmemory.com project contains thousands of wonderful historic photographs showcasing Cornwall’s heritage. Due to popular demand we have created the “cornishmemory.com Print Shop” with a selection of the…

Is this one of the earliest photographs of St Piran’s flag?

This morning, whilst sorting through the digitised photographs from the collection belonging to Mac Waters, one photo in particular jumped out at us. It was a postcard printed around 1900…

Hull freezer trawler 'Arctic Buccaneer' HI88 – Boyd Line - anchored in Mounts Bay.

MemoryFish – first photos

Our MemoryFish project is now well underway, and we have digitised over 900 photos relating to Cornwall’s fishing industry. The photos have come from a mixture of private…

Photo albums

MemoryFish begins gathering historic fishing photos

The MemoryFish project has so far been office-based as we make contact with collection holders, plan events, and ready our workflows. That was until last week, when Claire,…