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The small village of Ruan Minor lies off the beaten tourist trail, nestled on the Lizard Peninsula. Its two churches both have organs of historical significance that were built by  once-industrious Cornish firms. The parish church of St Rumon, with its ivy-clad tower, has its origins in the 13th century
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Included are Edgar Staple, Eric Gilbert, Tom Trevaskis, Tom Bennetts, Sydney Johns, Jack Laity, Donald Treloar, Owen Adams, Garfield Laity, Bert Bennetts, Dick Oates Garfield Tippet. Perhaps someone will be able match the names to the photo and add the missing names.  
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A piece of local organ building history now under threat   By Jeffrey Williams   The organ was installed in Nanstallon Methodist Church in 1923, and was built by the Cornish organ building firm of J Trudgian & Son of St Dennis. Trudgian had set up the Mid-Cornwall Organ Factory
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1933: Trelawney Male Choir, Redruth (Photo courtesy Roy Blewett)  
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The decline in Cornish mining was a terrible time for those who had been employed in the industry. Many former miners formed themselves into choirs and sang at many locations to raise money to feed their families. 1920s: Unempoyed Miners’ Choir (Photo: courtesy Roy Blewett) !920s: Unemployed tin miners from
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