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Browse our growing heritage collection, showcasing the breadth and depth of the stories and histories associated within the walls of City Hall. Take your pick from our collection and learn a little more about the historic building which sits at the very heart of Truro's past, present and future.
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Victory for David Cannadine
Record Number: HFC:2019:3
A photograph showing a moment of victory for David Cannadine outside City Hall,
Crowds for David Penhaligon
Record Number: HFC:2019:7
Hundreds of people crowd together for David Penhaligon outside City Hall prior to the announcement of Penhaligon's victory in the General Election, 1973.
Victorious Penhaligon with family
Record Number: HFC:2019:8
David Penhaligon stands outside City Hall with his family to celebrate his victory in the 1983 General Election.
Record Number: HFC:2019:9
David Penhaligon waves to crowds of supporters outside City Hall, 1983.
Revealing the winner
Record Number: HFC:2019:10
Candidates receive confirmation of the vote, City Hall, 1983.
Counting the votes
Record Number: HFC:2019:12
The High Sheriff keeps a watchful eye as the votes are counted inside City Hall during a televised recording, 1983.
Political activity inside City Hall (aerial shot)
Record Number: HFC:2019:13
Counting the electoral vote at City Hall, 1983.