Granite artefacts meeting

Church House and Mowlem's Yard | Mowlem's Yard

Can you help?

We are keen to hear from anyone who has artefacts pertaining to Guernsey's granite industry between the mid 1800s and about 1950. Suitable items would either be borrowed, donated to the Trust or accepted on 'permanent loan' and may be displayed in a permanent exhibition at Mowlem's Yard, Church House, St. Sampson's.

The exhibition will highlight the historical importance of Guernsey's granite industry over the last two centuries.

We are particularly looking for:

Photographs of St. Sampson's Harbour and quarry-working photographs from the late 1800s through to 1950 plus quarry workers' diaries, work logs, granite working tools (hammers, chisels etc) and specialist pieces of granite work.

How to help:

We will hold an open morning at Mowlem's Yard, Church House, South Side, St. Sampson's on Saturday 26 February from 10am - 12pm. Please bring along your artefacts.

Alternatively, items may be dropped off at The Folk and Costume Museum, Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm. Please call our Museum Manager ahead of time on: 07781 127476 or email: [email protected]

Please call Tony Spruce directly for viewing and collection if that is preferred: 01481 242713






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