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NOOKS AND CORNERS IN CORNWALL by C.A. Dawson Scott (Ref 043) A   lovely   book   aimed   at   the   traveller   to   Cornwall   in   the   early   part   of   the   twentieth   century.   It   full   of useful   and   interesting   information   and   begins   with   a   warning   that   despite   that   the   Cornish   are cheerful   and   pleasure-loving   there   is   a   lack   of   wayside   taverns!      Chapters   Include;      Looe:   A Cage   for   Scolds, Tennyson   and   Bude, A   Female   Dick   Whittington, The   Eddystone,   Cotehele And many others £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
Lake's THE COMPLETE PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL (Ref 049) This   work   was   first   issued   in   monthly   parts   between   1867   and   1873   and   the   combined   works are   contained   in   four   volumes   with   over   eighteen   hundred   pages.   Starting   with   the   parish   of Advent   and   working   through   to   the   parish   of   Zennor.   There   is   an   emphasis   on   genealogy, manorial   matters,   heraldry   and   some   of   the   notorious   or   unusual   persons   a   given   parish. There are   dozens   of   pedigrees   of   various   families   as   well   superb   information   relating   to   each   parish. This   fully   searchable   CD   contains   all   four   volumes,   including   the   supplementary   papers,   of   this rare work and is invaluable to anyone who has an interest in the county of Cornwall 's past.  £6.00 including UK Postage       £7.50 including Overseas Postage
PEEPS INTO THE HAUNTS AND HOMES OF THE RURAL POPULATION OF CORNWALL byI.T. Tregellas (Ref 051) “Being   Reminiscences   of   Cornish   Characters   and   Characteristics,   Illustrative   of   the   Dialect, Peculiarities   etc.   of   the   Inhabitants   of   West   and   North   Cornwall.”   Published   in   1868   this   book gives   an   insight   of   the   life   and   times   in   Cornwall   prior   to   this   date.   A   large   number   of   people are   mentioned,   not   all   with   surnames,   possibly   one   is   your   ancestor.      Whatever   your   interest, this CD book is a welcome addition to any collection.  £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
CORNISH WORTHIES Volumes 1 and 2 (Ref 064) Published   in   1884   this   set   of   two   volumes   contains,   what   is   described   by   the   author   as   being "Sketches   of   Some   Eminent   Cornish   Men   and   Families".   Describing   them   as   being   sketches is   rather   doing   an   injustice   to   his   work,   as   most   are   exceptionally   well   researched   and   not   at all lacking in detail.  Some   of   those   mentioned   are   The   Arundells,   William   Borlase,   Davy   and   Mrs   Boscawen   to name just a few.  For   anyone   who   had   an   interest   in   Cornwall,   its   families   and   history   this   book   in   CD   form   is   a very welcome addition to any collection.  £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
DEVON AND CORNWALL LEADERS (Ref 065) First   published   in   1895   this   book   gives   details   of   the   great   and   good   of   both   Devon   and Cornwall . Over fifty detailed biographies from Lord Clifford of Chudleigh to John Cave New. A really useful publication for those who have an interest in the history of both these counties. Also   included   on   this   CD   is   “Who's   Who   in   Devon”   with   almost   three   hundred   pages   of biographies. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
1864 DIRECTORY AND GUIDE FOR  FALMOUTH AND PENRYN (Ref 073) By W. Warn of Falmouth This   fascinating,   and   rare,   directory   and   guide   was   published   in   1864.   It   gives   not   only   details of   trades   people   (in   an   alphabetical   list)   but   it   also   contains   a   street   index   of   the   inhabitants of   both   Falmouth   and   Penryn.   There   are   over   200   pages   of   information   and   fascinating adverts.   For   anyone   who   has   an   interest   in   either   of   these   towns,   this   disk   is   one   that   you cannot afford to be with out.  £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
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