COPY1/418/917 Flood in Chapel Street, St Ives, Cornwall 1894

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Our Document of the Month for October is COPY1/418/917, an image of a flood in St Ives in 1894.

The image was taken by a local resident, William Trevorrow, and sent to the Stationer's Company to be registered for copyright as part of a series of images of the flood.

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Owner: The National Archives UK
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    Coachman 70

    • 14/Oct/2019 11:33:15

    The first signs of climate change maybe ?

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    BeachcomberAustralia

    • 15/Oct/2019 07:34:59

    GoogleMapsStreetView - goo.gl/maps/ZaQcC1BZxjbsZvQD7 Chapel Street seems to be wider now; I hope the houses on the left (and the folk) were not washed away.

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    HackBitz

    • 15/Oct/2019 19:00:10

    Most amazing photo!

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    tedesco57

    • 17/Oct/2019 06:55:58

    floods are not a modern phenomena

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    Early Sydney

    • 18/Oct/2019 20:12:34

    Perhaps the frequency of floods is increasing