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THE FABULOUS HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT KINGDOM OF CORNWALL (Ref 075) byThomas Hogg This   publication   is   a   real   surprise   in   that   most   of   it   is   written   in   verse.   Published   in   1827   and with over five hundred pages it covers such diverse subjects as Brutus, First Cornish Wrestling, Witchcraft, The Roman Period, Religion of Ancient Cornwall, The Saxons, King Arthur and many other subjects. The   end   of   the   book   has   copious   notes   referring   to   the   text. All   in   all   this   is   an   excellent   CD for anyone who has in interest in studying this lovely county. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
THE CORNWALL REGISTER (Ref 129) by John Wallis This   book,   which   was   published   in   1847,   is   NOT   a   transcript   of   the   parish   registers   but   the full,   rather   long,   title   gives   a   good   basic   description   in   that   it   is   “Containing   collections Relative to The   Past   and   Present   State   of   the   209   Parishes   Forming   the   County,   Archdeaconry, Parliament   Divisions   and   Poor   Law   Unions   of   Cornwall   To   which   is   added   A   Brief   View   of the Adjoining Towns and Parishes in Devon from Hartland  to Plymouth” It   is   an   interesting   book   of   almost   five   hundred   pages   that   gives   useful   information   that helps    to    understand    the    history    of    this    county    as    well    as    being    packed    with    various statistics   such   as   the   population   of   each   parish   in   1841, Tithes   due   to   the   various   parishes, a   list   of   clergy   in   1847,      the   area   of   each   parish      in   acres,   Rivers,   where   they   rise,   their length   how   far   they   are   tidal   for   etc.,   Poor   Law   Unions   and   details   of   all   the   parishes. Searchable, indexed and bookmarked  £4.00 including UK Postage       £5.50 including Overseas Postage
The book is indexed, searchable and bookmarked. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
THE CIRCLE OR HISTORICAL SURVEY OF SIXTY TOWNS AND PARISHES IN CORNWALL (Ref 131) Printed and published by William Penaluna This    book    was    first    published    in    1819    and    covers    sixty    towns    and    parishes    giving    a    brief description of the parish at that time and its history. The following parishes appear;
St. Agnes St. Anthony in Meneage Breage Budock St. Burien Camborne Constantine Crowan Cury St. Erth Falmouth Feock Germoe St. Gluvias Grade
Gulval Gunwalloe Gwennap Gwinear Gwithian Helston St. Hilary Illogan St. Ives St. Just Kea Kenwyn St. Keverne Lalant Landewednack
St. Levan Ludgvan Mabe Madron Manaccan St. Martin Marazion Mawgan in Meneage Mawnan Milor St. Michael's Mount Morvah Mullion St. Paul Penryn
Penzance Perran-Arworthal Perran-Uthnoe Perron-Zabulor Phillach Redruth Ruan Major Ruan Minor Sancred Sennen Sithney Stithians Towednack Truro Wendron Zennor
VENNINGS AN ILLUSTRATED POSTAL DIRECTORY WITH MAP AND HISTORICAL NOTICES OF TWENTY PARISHES IN EAST CORNWALL FOR THE NEW CENTURY FROM A.D.449 TO 1901 (Ref 132) This    book    is    divided    into    two    sections,    the    first    being    what    you    would    expect    from    a postal/trade   directory   and   the   second   has   copious   historical   notes   on   the   parishes   in   the postal directory. The following parishes are included;
Altarnun Botusfleming Callington Calstock Gunnislake St. Dominick
St. Germans St. Ive Landrake Landulph Lewannick Lezant
Linkinhorne St. Mellion Stokeclimsland Northill Pillaton Quethiock
Saltash Sheviock St.   Stephen   by Saltash Southhill
This publication is invaluable to anyone interested in this area of Cornwall. Searchable, indexed and bookmarked £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
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