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The Family of Robert and Ethel Nute
Back row: Ivan,  Cedric, Greta, Curly, Frank, Reg and Isa Seated:  Ethel Maud & Robert Nute
Robert b.1881-1964 and married Ethel Maud Saltern in 1902, they had seven children. Robert worked with his father in the Post Office and took it over in 1910  Robert and Ethel had 7 children. Robert was a staunch Methodist and was Clerk to the Council for many years. He enjoyed music especially Male voice choirs  and greatly enjoyed television in his later years. Ethel was a beautiful cook and dressmaker. She ran the guest house with the help of her daughters and staff. Minty Teresa b1883-1929 and married Rueben Tinney.  Minty died 7 years before Rueben was tragically killed in 1936. He was killed when he fell over the cliff  at Long Grass Quarry below the Youth Hostel. According to the inquest  on June 20th 1936, he was working at the cliff  face when the load parted and he fell into the sea.  A rope was thrown but he did not react. No Health and Safety in those days  Effie Adelaide b1890-1974 married Frank Symonds. Addie, as she was known, was connected to the Methodist Church all her life, she had a fine singing voice and was a member of the choir. She took a keen interest in village life and was a member of several clubs. Frank Symons was a carpenter and craftsman, a keen gardener and showed many outstanding exhibits at local shows, he was a staunch Methodist and was President of the local Liberal Association. They lived at Treven. Gertrude Alice June b1891-1978 married Donald Honey and they lived in Atlantic Road  Gertrude too, had a fine singing voice and sang many duets with her sister Addie. They had one son Ian.
Robert Nute, hands over a framed picture of the Tintagel Old Post Office to Postmaster General Wilfred Paling
Pictured are Ivan Nute, G.P Crabb (Head Postmaster Launceston District) and Robert Nute. The Nute family were Postmasters for over 80 years in Tintagel 
In the 1914- 1919 war most of the horses belonging to the people of Tintagel were commandeered by the Army but times were changing and it was with great pride that the motor car took over from the horse. People being welcomed into Nute's Hotel in the 1930s. Note one of the new vehicles to arrive in the village..a Nute Family Car. Probably just arrived from Camelford Railway Station 
 Robert and Ethel Maud ran the Post Office with help from the family and in 1950 the Post Office was handed over to their youngest son Hubert Ivan Philip (Ivan) who had a new house and post office built further up the village. Ivan and his wife ran the post office , also selling stationery, guide books and postcards until their retirement in 1984 when they moved to Wadebridge. Alida Isa Dorothy b 1902-1990 married Richard Teague a butcher, they had no children. She was married for only 9 years and much of that time her husband  was an invalid. She worked in the shop but when her husband died the business was run by Harry Teague until it was sold to the Bradshaw family.  She went to live with her parents at Irisdene and looked after them until they died.  Nehemiah Reginald George b 1903-1984 married Elsie Hayne. They had three children, Rodney, Glenda and June. He was always known as Reg.  He ran a Haulage Business in partnership with his brother Cyril (Curly) for many years. Reg’s first love was farming and he had a small holding  where he had bullocks, cows and chickens.  In 1962 Reg and Elsie moved to Plymouth to be nearer their children and there he went to work in the Dockyard.
R & C Nute, Hauliers Brothers Reg and Cyril (Curly) Nute ran their haulage business for around 35 years, until Curly retired through ill health. Pictured are Maurice Edwards, Rodney aged 6 Cyril and Reg
Tintagel Football Team Cup Winners Rodney Nute at back Back Row: John Fry, Mike Wellington, Mivvy Wellington, Jack Pengelly, Mike Irwin & George Menhenick Front: Tony Sims, Pat Rundle, Worden Deacon, Len Knight
 Robert and Ethel Maud ran the Post Office with help from the family and in 1950 the Post Office was handed over to their youngest son Hubert Ivan Philip (Ivan) who had a new house and post office built further up the village. Ivan and his wife ran the post office , also selling stationery, guide books and postcards until their retirement in 1984 when they moved to Wadebridge. Alida Isa Dorothy b 1902-1990 married Richard Teague a butcher, they had no children. She was married for only 9 years and much of that time her husband  was an invalid. She worked in the shop but when her husband died the business was run by Harry Teague until it was sold to the Bradshaw family.  She went to live with her parents at Irisdene and looked after them until they died.  Nehemiah Reginald George b 1903-1984 married Elsie Hayne. They had three children, Rodney, Glenda and June. He was always known as Reg.  He ran a Haulage Business in partnership with his brother Cyril (Curly) for many years. Reg’s first love was farming and he had a small holding  where he had bullocks, cows and chickens.  In 1962 Reg and Elsie moved to Plymouth to be nearer their children and there he went to work in the Dockyard.
Herbert Lionel Frank born1904-1987. Frank was a carpenter by trade but he had many skills. He was a clever draughtsman and many houses and buildings in Tintagel had their plans drawn up by him. He was President of the Flower Show for many years and was also a flower and vegetable judge at local shows. He also grew beautiful giant chrysanthemums. He enjoyed music and sang in the Tintagel Male Voice Robert Frederick Cyril b 1905-1973 was usually known as Curly  He was a partner with his brother Reg in a haulage contract business.  After they gave up the lorries he worked at Tonkin’s Garage where he did a lot of driving, repairs and taught people to drive.  If anyone bought a new car he would take the train to Oxford and drive the new car back to Tintagel.  He was always interested in cars and all things mechanical and also enjoyed music.  In 1931 he had “Bryn Ivor” built, and Pearl can remember being taken up a ladder by her Dad to see the first floor.  He was happily married to Edna for many years and was the father of Pearl and Ray and Grandfather to Lin, Bev and Adrian. Greta born 1909-2001 at Treven.  After leaving school she worked alongside her father in the Post Office. On 24th May, 1941 she married Cyril Barsby and their daughter Margaret was born in 1948. After their marriage they spent some time at Mullion where Cyril worked on the aerodrome. On returning to Tintagel after the war they lived at Carn Brea, the house which Cyril had built previously. Greta continued to help out in the post office and also ran a thriving bed & breakfast business in the summer.  She was a keen member of various choirs and like all the Nute family was a very good singer.  Her interests were embroidery, gardening, the W.I. and lace making. Cedric  born 1917-2003. He attended Tintagel school and after leaving school also helped out in the post office.  He saw active service during the second world war with the Royal Engineers.  He married in 1942 and after the war they lived in Barnstaple. He trained as an Accountant and worked for the South West Gas Board later moving to Torquay and finally Bath in 1959.  Never forgetting his Cornish roots he and his wife were active members of the Bath branch of the Cornish Society.  Cedric died aged 85yrs leaving a wife, daughter, son-in-law and grandson.  Hubert Ivan Philip (Ivan) born 1923-2010.  After leaving school he assisted his father in the family business until his national service in 1941 when he served in Belgium, Holland and France in the 15/17 Ordnance Corp.  He took over the post office from his father in 1950 and in November of that year married Pam (Bishop).  Cynthia was born in 1953 and Philip followed in 1958.  Their only grandchild Gareth was born in 1982.  In 1984 Pam and Ivan retired to Wadebridge.  Sadly Pam died in December, 2000.  It was a terrible shock to Ivan and the family when Philip was killed on his motorbike in May, 2004, leaving a wife - Wendy.  Ivan continued to live in Wadebridge and often stayed with Cynthia, Rob and Gareth in Illogan. In 2010 Ivan’s health deteriorated and he died of cancer on 8th May, 2010 – six years to the day that Philip had died. Pearl Curtis (nee Nute), was born 30th July 1928 and died 15th March 2016. Ray Nute was born 6th April 1931 and died 2nd July 2015 Adrian Nute was born 22nd March 1963 and died suddenly on 28th March 2016
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TINTAGEL - KING ARTHUR COUNTRY
The Family of Robert and Ethel Nute
Back row: Ivan,  Cedric, Greta, Curly, Frank, Reg and Isa Seated:  Ethel Maud & Robert Nute
Robert b.1881-1964 and married Ethel Maud  Saltern in 1902, they had seven children. Robert worked with his father in the Post Office  and took it over in 1910  Robert and Ethel had 7 children. Robert was a staunch Methodist and  was Clerk to the Council for many years. He  enjoyed music especially Male voice choirs and  greatly enjoyed television in his later years. Ethel was a beautiful cook and dressmaker. She ran the guest house with the help of her daughters and staff. Minty Teresa b1883-1929 and married Rueben  Tinney.  Minty died 7 years before Rueben was  tragically killed in 1936. He was killed when he  fell over the cliff  at Long Grass Quarry below  the Youth Hostel. According to the inquest  on  June 20th 1936, he was working at the cliff face  when the load parted and he fell into the sea.  A rope was thrown but he did not react. No Health and Safety in those days  Effie Adelaide b1890-1974 married Frank  Symonds. Addie, as she was known, was  connected to the Methodist Church all her life,  she had a fine singing voice and was a member  of the choir. She took a keen interest in village  life and was a member of several clubs. Frank Symons was a carpenter and craftsman, a keen gardener and showed many outstanding  exhibits at local shows, he was a staunch Methodist and was President of the local Liberal  Association. They lived at Treven. Gertrude Alice June b1891-1978 married Donald  Honey and they lived in Atlantic Road  Gertrude  too, had a fine singing voice and sang many  duets with her sister Addie. They had one son Ian.
Robert Nute, hands over a framed picture of the Tintagel Old Post Office to Postmaster General Wilfred Paling
Pictured are Ivan Nute, G.P Crabb (Head Postmaster Launceston District) and Robert Nute. The Nute family were Postmasters for over 80 years in Tintagel 
In the 1914- 1919 war most of the horses belonging to the people of Tintagel were commandeered by the Army but times were changing and it was with great pride that the motor car took over from the horse. People being welcomed into Nute's Hotel in the 1930s. Note one of the new vehicles to arrive in the village..a Nute Family Car. Probably just arrived from Camelford Railway Station 
 Robert and Ethel Maud ran the Post Office with help from the family and in 1950 the Post Office  was handed over to their youngest son Hubert  Ivan Philip (Ivan) who had a new house and post  office built further up the village. Ivan and his wife ran the post office , also selling stationery, guide books and postcards until their retirement in 1984 when they moved to Wadebridge. Alida Isa Dorothy b 1902-1990 married Richard  Teague a butcher, they had no children. She was  married for only 9 years and much of that time  her husband  was an invalid. She worked in the  shop but when her husband died the business  was run by Harry Teague until it was sold to the  Bradshaw family.  She went to live with her  parents at Irisdene and looked after them until they died.  Nehemiah Reginald George b 1903-1984 married  Elsie Hayne. They had three children, Rodney,  Glenda and June. He was always known as Reg.   He ran a Haulage Business in partnership with  his brother Cyril (Curly) for many years. Reg’s first love was farming and he had a small holding   where he had bullocks, cows and chickens. In  1962 Reg and Elsie moved to Plymouth to be nearer their children and there he went to work  in the Dockyard.
R & C Nute, Hauliers Brothers Reg and Cyril (Curly) Nute ran their haulage business for around 35 years, until Curly retired through ill health. Pictured are Maurice Edwards, Rodney aged 6 Cyril and Reg
Tintagel Football Team Cup Winners Rodney Nute at back Back Row: John Fry, Mike Wellington, Mivvy Wellington, Jack Pengelly, Mike Irwin & George Menhenick Front: Tony Sims, Pat Rundle, Worden Deacon, Len Knight
Herbert Lionel Frank born1904-1987. Frank was a carpenter by trade but he had many skills. He was a clever draughtsman and many houses and buildings in Tintagel had their plans drawn up by him. He was President of the Flower Show for many years and was also a flower and vegetable judge at local shows. He also grew beautiful giant chrysanthemums. He enjoyed music and sang in the Tintagel Male Voice. Robert Frederick Cyril b 1905-1973 was usually known as Curly. He was a partner with his brother Reg in a haulage contract business.  After they gave up the lorries he worked at Tonkin’s Garage where he did a lot of driving, repairs and taught people to drive. If anyone bought a new car he would take the train to Oxford and drive the new car back to Tintagel.  He was always interested in cars and all things mechanical and also enjoyed music.  In 1931 he had “Bryn Ivor” built, and Pearl can remember being taken  up a ladder by her Dad to see the first floor.  He was happily married to Edna for many years and was the father of Pearl and Ray and Grandfather to Lin, Bev and Adrian. Greta born 1909-2001 at Treven.  After leaving school she worked alongside her father in the Post Office. On 24th May, 1941 she married Cyril Barsby and their daughter Margaret was born in 1948. After their marriage they spent some time at Mullion where Cyril worked on the aerodrome. On returning to Tintagel after the war they lived at Carn Brea, the house which Cyril had built previously. Greta continued to help out in the post office and also ran a thriving bed & breakfast business in the summer.  She was a keen  member of various choirs and like all the Nute family  was a very good singer. Her interests were embroidery, gardening, the W.I. and lace making. Cedric  born 1917-2003. He attended Tintagel school  and after leaving school also helped out in the post  office.  He saw active service during the second world war with the Royal Engineers.  He married in 1942 and after the war they lived in Barnstaple. He trained as an Accountant and worked for the South West Gas Board later moving to Torquay and finally Bath in 1959.  Never forgetting his Cornish roots he and his wife were active members of the Bath branch of the Cornish Society.  Cedric died aged 85yrs leaving a wife, daughter, son-in-law and grandson.  Hubert Ivan Philip (Ivan) born 1923-2010.  After leaving school he assisted his father in the family business until his national service in 1941 when he served in Belgium, Holland and France in the 15/17  Ordnance Corp.  He took over the post office from his  father in 1950 and in November of that year married Pam (Bishop).  Cynthia was born in 1953 and Philip followed in 1958.  Their only grandchild Gareth was born in 1982.  In 1984 Pam and Ivan retired to Wadebridge.  Sadly Pam died in December, 2000.  It was a terrible shock to Ivan and the family when Philip was killed on his motorbike in May, 2004, leaving a wife - Wendy.  Ivan continued to live in Wadebridge and often stayed with Cynthia, Rob and Gareth in Illogan. In 2010 Ivan’s health deteriorated and he died of cancer on 8th May, 2010 – six years to the day that Philip had died. Pearl Curtis (nee Nute), was born 30th July 1928 and died 15th March 2016. Ray Nute was born 6th April 1931 and died 2nd July 2015. Adrian Nute was born 22nd March 1963 and died suddenly on 28th March 2016.
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