TRBL Penzance History


Early Map of Penzance 1875


1921 - Penzance Ivy Leaf Club (British Legion) Market House Buildings, Penzance. 

1922 - EARL HAIG STARTS CAMPAIGN.

1922 - Anual Meeting at the Ivy Leaf Club Market House Buildings, Penzance.

1922 - War Memorial 14 May 1922 Penzance at Battery Rocks.

1923 - PENZANCE BRITISH LEGION  ANNUAL MEETING.

1923 - REMEMBRANCE DAY, correct time and place.

1926 - 

1934 - New Club House Penzance British Legion at Chapel Street, Penzance. 

1934 - November  M. J. KENNA, Vice-chairman.   J. I. ROBERTS,  Hon. Secretary.

1940 - The Annual meeting of the Penzance British Legion Club, Ltd

1940 - WREATHS LAID AT WAR MEMORIAL.

1943 - W.J Hichens, Chairman. A. C. Goddard, Hon Secretary,  18 Chapel-Street. 

1946 - MEMBERSHIP GOING UP  

1946 - MARY HAMLIN at Legion Concert in  St. John’s Hall Penzance. 

1947 - Penzance British Legion now using 3 Market Place, Penzance as HQ

1947 - Women’s Section hoping to add its name to the list of 60 branches.

1947 - ONE OF PREMIER CORNISH UNITS.  We are living in difficult days.

1948 - The Standard was presented to the Womans Section 

         by the PENZANCE BRITISH LEGION mens section 22 February 1948

1948 - Mr F. G. Turner after 25 years as Treasurer, both Club and Branch dies. 

1949 - Western Fleet Manoeuvers off Penzance

1953 - Coronation Day Penzance joins in. 

1960 - Early 1960’s moved to premisses in Causewayhead. 

1976 - New Club House Penzance British Legion Bread St, Penzance. (12th June 1976)

2016 - Penzance British Legion still at Bread Street, Penzance 40 years on


IMG 4904 legeon add 1976
photo Wednesday 17 November 1926



Legion  Thur 07 Nov  1946 concert


add rbl woman Thursday 13 March 1947


Pic from large file Thursday 15 November 1945




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