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Falmouth packets.

Falmouth packets.

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Published by Post Office Magazine in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Article from Post Office Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2, no. 50, 1938.

Other titlesPost Office Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2, no. 50, 1938, pp59-62.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p.59-62 :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17326257M

The Falmouth & Penryn Packet. The Falmouth & Penryn Packet is a weekly tabloid newspaper sold in and around the towns of Falmouth and Penryn on the southern coast of western Cornwall.. Several newspapers have borne the title Falmouth Packet in the past. The earliest, founded in , was the Cornwall Gazette & Falmouth Packet, which lasted under that title . Winter Offer - Now Available Visit the South Cornwall Coast, a great choice of places to eat and drink, and plenty to see and do. Our Special Winter rates are available to book soon. Christmas Offer Take a load off this Christmas - let us look after you in seaside opulence.

Falmouth Docks are a deep-water docks of the town of Falmouth in Cornwall, England, United docks are the southern shore of the Fal Estuary which is the third largest natural harbour in the world and the deepest in Europe. They extend over 30 ha and covers a range of services to shipping such as repair, refuelling, cleaning and disposal of waste services. The Falmouth & Penryn Packet, first published in , is still based in the town as the lead title in a series of Packet Newspapers for central and western Cornwall. [21] The West Briton newspaper, first published in , is a weekly tabloid newspaper which has a Falmouth & Penryn edition reporting on the area.

  The Falmouth Packet reported: "First among the pictures comes a large and beautifully arranged group of roses by the veteran painter Sophie Anderson, whose famous picture The Choristers has been. The Congregationalist cemetery is located at Ponsharden, between the towns of Falmouth and Penryn on the south coast of Cornwall. The cemetery sits at the lower end of a small spur of land which runs down to the Penryn River (a branch of the Fal estuary).The site is bounded on the north by the A39 Falmouth Road, to the east by light industrial units, to the south by open .


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