Item title reads - St. Columb (Cornwall) ushers Lent in, with Hurling Game - played without a break from time immemorial.
L/S of people crowded in the street, the ball is thrown in the air and they all push and reach for it. M/S as they push and jostle, some people climb over others to get...
Short segment of film showing a furnace burning coal.
Traditional Cornish wrestling in St. Austell.
Men wrestle in the park in Cambourne.
Footage of steamer "Eltham" wrecked on Cornish coast, all 11 crew are missing.
A French steamer is saved by breeches buoy on Cornish coast at Kennack.
Footage of the wrecked lifeboat on the rocks near St. Ives, Cornwall which claimed the lives of eight men.
Launch of the Lizard Lifeboat in stormy weather, Cornwall.
Farm labourers and clay workers fight in Cornwall county wrestling championships. Newquay.