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Stithians Families : A Cornish Community By Edward Martin
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In many parish histories the ordinary people occur as inconsequential extras: mere names that are subordinate to grander themes. In this book I have given the detailed histories of ten families that... More > played an important part in the society of one parish in western Cornwall. As well as chronicling their lives, I have also attempted to look at their social background, origins, interrelationships and ultimate dispersal around the world. I hope that my work will be of interest not only to those who, like me, are descended from some of the families featured in the book, but also to more general historians as an illustration of the human element that went into the making of one Cornish community. Surnames: BATH, BISHOP, DUNSTON, DUNSTAN, GILL, MORTON, ODGER, PEARCE, PENHALURICK, REED, & SPARGO.< Less
Stithians Families I & II - A Cornish Community By Edward Martin
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205 + 157 pages with detailed maps, family trees and B&W Coats of Arms and B&W photographs. In many parish histories the ordinary people occur as inconsequential extras: mere names that are... More > subordinate to grander themes. In this book the author has given the detailed histories of ten families that played an important part in the society of one parish in western Cornwall. As well as chronicling their lives, he has also attempted to look at their social background, origins, inter­relationships and ultimate dispersal around the world. It is hoped that this work will be of interest not only to those who, like the author, are descended from some of the families featured in the book, but also to more general historians as an illustration of the human element that went into the making of one Cornish community.< Less
Stithians Families - A Cornish Community By Edward Martin
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In many parish histories the ordinary people occur as inconsequential extras: mere names that are subordinate to grander themes. In this book I have given the detailed histories of ten families that... More > played an important part in the society of one parish in western Cornwall. As well as chronicling their lives, I have also attempted to look at their social background, origins, interrelationships and ultimate dispersal around the world. I hope that my work will be of interest not only to those who, like me, are descended from some of the families featured in the book, but also to more general historians as an illustration of the human element that went into the making of one Cornish community. Surnames: BATH, BISHOP, DUNSTON, DUNSTAN, GILL, MORTON, ODGER, PEARCE, PENHALURICK, REED, & SPARGO.< Less