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In My Toolshed By John Trelawny
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What’s it for? This collection is taken off the shelves and pegs and hooks in my writing toolshed. It is not piled in here neatly, to any well defined system. It is arranged, or not arranged... More > at all, just like the stuff you will find in any toolshed. It should serve the same sort of function as all proper sheds. A place of refuge from more conventional activities where one can unwind quietly and be just a bit outside the mainstream of the business and jangle of real life. It is meant be read in just the same way as you would rummage around in a shed. Having a look at this and that without any ordered plan and certainly without any pressure to press on and finish things quickly. The index is a bit of a concession to help remind you, if you want it to, where you were last time.< Less
The Islanders By John Trelawny
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In 1775 a man was sentenced to be transported for seven years to the Mewstone, a barren rock off Plymouth Harbour in Devon. When he had served his sentence he took the tenancy of Looe Island in... More > Cornwall. His family prospered through their involvement in the flourishing trade of smuggling into Cornwall from the Channel Islands and France. This is the story of how a convicted felon was able to take over a fertile and prosperous living and bring up his family over three generations. It is a novel, based on a scattered and incomplete trail of true events< Less
Trelawne Book 1600 By John Trelawny
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The Trelawne Book 1600 is an inventory and record of the estate at around the time it was acquired by the Trelawny family. It was probably created on the orders of Sir John Trelawny, the first... More > baronet, whose father bought the estate from Queen Elizabeth.It is a snapshot of its period whose oldest document is dated 1374. This edition is for the convenience of researchers, historians and those with an interest in how things were ordered in those days. It include details of customs, rentals and tenancies of the estate. The spellings in the body of the book are transcribed faithfully. Consistency in this regards seems not to have been a major preoccupation at that period. Appended to this copy of the original book, at the end, are six extracts of previously unpublished family papers.< Less

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