SH7882 : Professor Codman's Wooden Headed Follies

taken 10 years ago, near to Llandudno, Conwy, Great Britain

Professor Codman's Wooden Headed Follies
Professor Codman's Wooden Headed Follies
In other words a "Punch & Judy Show".
Codman's Punch & Judy
Codman's Punch & Judy was started in Llandudno in 1860 by Richard Codman, a travelling showman who was stranded in Llandudno after his horse died. He gathered driftwood from the beach and hand )carved the Punch & Judy puppets and the proscenium which you still see here today. In 1864 he gained approval from Lord Mostyn to perform on Llandudno promenade. The show, now in the care of the 5th generation of the Codman family has performed every summer for over 150 years.

Richard 1860 -1908
Herbert 1909 - 1960
John 1961 -1980
Jackie & Morris 1981 - 2011
Jason 2011 - present day

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Date Taken
Friday, 15 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Friday, 20 February, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 781 825 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.5645N 3:49.8315W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 782 825
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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