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DRYDEN JAMES

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THE SMITHY
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CRAFT
WORKERS
Company Registration No. 4505128   Charity Registration No. 1099398

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INTRODUCTION
The Smithy Oct 2006
THE FORGE AS IT STOOD IN SPRING 2006
Mawnan Smith Anvil Trust - the restoration of the village smithy

Introduction:
 In 1851 there were four working smithies serving nineteen farms in the parish,   but fifty years later only one remained. For over a hundred years the smithy, operated by blacksmith Billy James and followed by his son Dryden, was the   centre of village life until, on Dryden's death in 1994, the smithy doors were  closed and the building and its contents went into hibernation. This is how it  stood in 2006. The owner of the smithy and the Parish created a project which brought about the restoration of the premises to its former glory and made the anvil ring once more, hence the formation of the Mawnan Anvil Trust -

For more information please email:gold_martin@hotmail.co.uk

For information on the village of
Mawnan Smith please visit:
  www.mawnansmith.org.uk

The Mawnan Anvil Trust is a Registered Charity 1099398. The target for site acquisition and construction works was £400,000.00. The Trustees continue to explore the opportunities for fund raising.  Financial contributions to the project overheads are warmly invited from any  personal source or Charitable Organisation. Please email us at gold_martin@hotmail.com with any useful information on the history that you might have, enquiry on the project, or perhaps with an offer of a donation!

 The Trustees of the Mawnan Anvil Trust
 Mawnan Smith
Falmouth
 Cornwall UK