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Holgate, Thomas Wood 1869-1954: Portrait of Rev Thomas Harold Elkington (1888-1956), signed, oil on canvas, 61.5 x 51 cms. Loan.

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The Reverend Thomas Elkington was a well known personality in Falmouth from the time he arrived in 1936 as the Chaplain of the Missions to Seaman. He was elected Mayor of Falmouth in 1949.

He was a keen fisherman and was a founder member of the Falmouth Shark Fishing Club.