Graham Farr photographic collection

Schooners, trows, lighters, coasters, paddle steamers and more!

By Paul Barnett

Photo:New Dispatch along side ferro concrete barge, 1968

New Dispatch along side ferro concrete barge, 1968

Donated from the Newton-Govard/Craig/Farr Collection

The Friends of Purton are pleased to announce that they have now catalogued their 2007 acquisition of the Graham Farr photographic collection.   Started c.1930s the collection consists of several thousand black and white images of local schooners, trows, lighters, coasters, paddle steamers and much much more.

Thanks are duly made to the late Robin Craig's widow, Yvonne, Michael Farr and Llanelli Photographer Derek Newton Goverd for their generosity, foresight and continued support.

Further details regarding individual images and database searches are available upon request to the Friends of Purton, 22 Gurney Avenue, Tuffley, GL4 0YL or barnadillo@aol.com.

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