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Talks // Coming up // Mining, Clog Making & Spies: A Tale of Three Local Families
26 March
Tuesday
2:30pm

Mining, Clog Making & Spies: A Tale of Three Local Families

Chris Smith, one of our FHA volunteers, has a fascinating tale to tell about his family history… 

Join Chris for an illustrated talk based on over 5,800 family documents, letters and photographs.  

Not many of us has a family history which includes a clog maker turned boot factory entrepreneur, a Falmouth jewellery shop owner, the founder of an internationally known School of Mines …. and a mother who, during WWII, worked as a liaison officer between the Free French fighters in Vichy controlled French Levant and MI6 HQ in Cairo!                                                   

Mining, Clog Making & Spies: A Tale of Three Local Families

Tuesday 26th March 2.30pm

Tickets: £4

A £1 Poly Fund payment is added to each ticket sold.

 

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