Murdoch House in Redruth was the first house in the world to have gas lighting. In this house over 200 years ago William Murdoch, the father of the modern gas industry, pioneered the first practical system of piped-gas lighting anywhere in the world. Murdoch House is hoping to win
£50 000 in the People’s Million’s competition – but it needs people to phone in to vote for them.
Telephone voting for Murdoch House can only take place today until midnight and the voting number is
0871 62 68 133
Calls cost just 10p, and up to 10 calls can be made from one land line.