Jim Thorington worked as a press photographer in and around the Tavistock area from the mid nineteen sixties to the late nineties.  Over that period he amassed a huge collection of prints and negatives which, on his death in two thousand and two were generously handed over by his widow Shirley into the care of our local history society. They are now housed in Court Gate, where a team of volunteers has so far scanned and catalogued more than seventy thousand images. We're probably about three quarters of the way way through!

If you want to see lots of Thorington photos, go to the Jim Thorington Facebook page; hundreds of shots and well over a thousand followers.

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