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West Cornwall in the Twentieth Century, Life in Penwith

West Cornwall in the Twentieth Century, Life in Penwith

West Cornwall in the Twentieth Century, Life in Penwith

Ref: PLH-01

Supplied by Penwith Local History Group.

Penwith was in danger of losing an enormous amount of information about its relatively recent life and times if we, the local history group, neglected to do anything about it.

Black & white photographs, drawings and coloured photographs. Also a pull out map of Penwith with glossary and distances.
Thirteen articles:
Introduction by Susan Hoyle (Chair of Group).
Penwith from the sea, reminiscences of a Fishery Officer by Glynn Richards.
A migrant miner from St. Just at the turn of the 20th century by Ron Hogg.
Recollections of early days in Carnyorth 1904-1923 by Carlene Harry.
Goldsithney School by Joan Howells.
Zennor Farmers, some old codgers by Jean Nankervis.
Corpus-Christie Fair by Ann Altree.
Groping in the dark? By Dawn Walker (history of archaeology in 20th. Century, west Cornwall).
Renouncing War, the Nancledra community 1940-1947.
A woman’s place? Madron village life by Jenny Dearlove.
The rise and fall of a Penzance business 1900-1959 by Iris Green.
Wheal Betsy Cottage: An arts & crafts house in Newlyn by Pamela Lomax.
Onward Christian Soldiers by Anthony Noonan.
Early Motoring in West Penwith by Margery Perry.

ISBN 0-9540249-3-1

£12.95