On 21 March we participated in the Mid Cornwall Heritage Weekend at the Clay Country Museum, Wheal Martyn.

cornishmemory.com stand at Wheal Martyn Museum

cornishmemory.com stand at Wheal Martyn Museum

On display were the cornishmemory.com website, there was a slide show of historic images from Wheal Martyn and a film demonstrating the work done at the Charlestown foundry.

Wheal Martyn 1920s

Wheal Martyn 1920s. Image ref: WMA_P1_1_086


China Clay Loading 1900s. Image ref: WMA_P1_1_091


Packing Clay 1920s. Image ref WMA_P1_1_093.

A number of people visited our stand including individuals who had worked in the China Clay industry or who had family ties to it.

The roadshow will be out next for the Trevithick Day celebrations 25th April, Camborne and at the Community Centre Lostwithiel on 30th April.