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Home Sweet Home Memory Box

The Home Sweet Home Box is available to hire for up to three weeks at a time. £10 a week or £25 for three weeks.

Please contact [email protected] or call 01872 272205 for more information.

Object Contents: 

  • Robin starch
  • Dolly Blue
  • Plug
  • Peg
  • Can Opener
  • Letter Opener
  • Fork
  • Plug pride polish
  • Sunlight soap
  • Nursery oil lamp base
  • Glass oil lamp shade
  • Measuring cup
  • Flat iron
  • Moneybox
  • Hot water bottle

Paper and other resources in box: 

  • Memory Trunks booklet
  • Object prompt question cards
  • CD – Ernie – memories of a Cornish House
  • Notes from Oral history project with Ernie and oral history facilitator
  • Cash book  – handwritten cash book
  • Laminated posters
  • History of Electricity book – Centenary of service
  • Postcards
  • Fridge manual
  • ‘What mothers can do to save buying new’ pamphlet
  • Laminated magazine advert
  • Laminated laundry book
  • Identity card
  • Insurance card
  • Post war restrictions card
  • General Rate Card Urban District of Wombwell
  • Proposal for Alteration of Valuation List – Camborne / Redruth