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Grey Camborne By R. S. Arrow Blackay
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Grey Camborne A Short Story by Anonymous Reginald Connor was thinking about Richard Meadows again. Richard was an arrogant monster with tall elbows and ginger lips. Reginald walked over to the window... More > and reflected on his industrial surroundings. He had always loved grey Camborne with its long, lonely lakes. It was a place that encouraged his tendency to feel relaxed.< Less
The Camborne Play By Myrna Combellack
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Vitality & joy of life are the keynotes to this new translation of the 16th century Cornish language play, Beunans Meriasek. In it, Camborne's noble patron saint, Meriasek, is sent to school,... More > refuses marriage & all worldly considerations, embarking instead on a priestly career of such piety that it ends in a bishopric of immense wealth and grandeur of the kind that he had studiously worked to avoid all his life. Meanwhile in Rome, eight centuries earlier, the pagan emperor Constantine is stricken with leprosy, only to be cured by the outlawed Christian pope, Silvester, resulting in the Christian conversion of an empire. Black masses, slain dragons and the Duke of Cornwall goes to war in two further plays. This new verse translation was rehearsed & performed at St Paul's church, Truro, in February 1986 by a medieval mixture of amateur, professional & student actors. Myrna Combellack was Academic Secretary at the Institute of Cornish Studies (Univ of Exeter & Cornwall CC) from 1972 to 1990.< Less
Historical Descriptions of Camborne By Chris Bond
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A fine selection of historical descriptions of the town and parish of Camborne spanning the years 1700 to 1898, including accounts of the parish by Edward Lhuyd, William Penaluna and Joseph Polsue.... More > Also includes Richard Trevithick by Richard Edmonds, the elusive Reminiscences of Camborne by William Richards Tuck (which includes a first hand account of Joseph Emidy, the 18th century West African born slave turned composer and virtuoso violinist), Rodolph Eric Raspe, the author of the Adventures of Baron Munchausen, by Robert Hunt, The Endowed Public Charities of Camborne by Thomas Fiddick junior and The Great Dolcoath by Albert Bluett, this last being illustrated with photographs by J C Burrow of Camborne. The book also contains a comprehensive index. All of the proceeds from the sales of this book go to the Camborne Old Cornwall Society, the President of which, David Thomas, has contributed the Foreword. Published by The Cornovia Press, ISBN 978-1-908878-00-7.< Less
Historical Descriptions of Camborne By Chris Bond
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A fine selection of historical descriptions of the town and parish of Camborne spanning the years 1700 to 1898, including accounts of the parish by Edward Lhuyd, William Penaluna and Joseph Polsue.... More > Also includes Richard Trevithick by Richard Edmonds, the elusive Reminiscences of Camborne by William Richards Tuck (which includes a first hand account of Joseph Emidy, the 18th century West African born slave turned composer and virtuoso violinist), Rodolph Eric Raspe, the author of the Adventures of Baron Munchausen, by Robert Hunt, The Endowed Public Charities of Camborne by Thomas Fiddick junior and The Great Dolcoath by Albert Bluett, this last being illustrated with photographs by J C Burrow of Camborne. The book also contains a comprehensive index. All of the proceeds from the sales of this book are to go to the Camborne Old Cornwall Society, and the President of which, David Thomas, has contributed the Foreword. Published by The Cornovia Press, ISBN 978-0-9522064-7-7.< Less
Dowsing: With an Account of Some Original Experiments By Thomas Fiddick
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This re-print of a rare and obscure pamphlet, originally published by Thomas Fiddick a hundred years ago in 1913, details the various experiments which he undertook whilst dowsing for mineral lodes... More > in his native Cornwall, as well as giving a potted history of mineralogical dowsing in the area. It also gives details of his "Dowsing Cone" and instructions for its use.< Less
BRIDGE VILLAGE PAST & PRESENT No 2 By JOHN GILLBARD
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THIS IS AN A5 B/W PERFECT BINDING BOOK ON THE VILLAGE OF BRIDGE, PAST & PRESENT, LYING BETWEEN PORTREATH AND REDRUTH, CORNWALL.
The Ellis family in Cornwall By Charlotte MacKenzie
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This book reveals the history of the Ellis family in Cornwall through ten generations from Elizabethan times to the first world war. The earlier generations farmed in west Cornwall. Initially trading... More > as victuallers and merchants the family later established the Helston and Hayle breweries. It is a useful reference source for family and local historians.< Less
Gathering the Fragments: The Selected Essays of a Groundbreaking Historian By Charles Thomas
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This selection of work by Professor Charles Thomas, Cornwall’s leading historian, focuses on the more elusive titles from his long and illustrious career and covers the whole range of his... More > output from folklore and archaeology to military and local history, and from cerealogy to cryptozoology. The book also includes unpublished material, as well as specially composed introductions to each chapter, a full biography and a select bibliography. Professor Charles Thomas CBE DL DLitt FBA FSA is a former President of the Council for British Archaeology, the Society for Medieval Archaeology, the Royal Institution of Cornwall, the Cornwall Archaeological Society and the Cornish Methodist Historical Society. He is currently the President of The John Harris Society. Edited by Chris Bond. This book is also available in a paperback edition. Hardcover : ISBN 978 1 908878 02 1; Paperback : ISBN 978 1 908878 03 8. Published by The Cornovia Press, 2012.< Less
Gathering the Fragments: The Selected Essays of a Groundbreaking Historian By Charles Thomas
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This selection of work by Professor Charles Thomas, Cornwall’s leading historian, focuses on the more elusive titles from his long and illustrious career and covers the whole range of his... More > output from folklore and archaeology to military and local history, and from cerealogy to cryptozoology. The book also includes unpublished material, as well as specially composed introductions to each chapter, a full biography and a select bibliography. Professor Charles Thomas CBE DL DLitt FBA FSA is a former President of the Council for British Archaeology, the Society for Medieval Archaeology, the Royal Institution of Cornwall, the Cornwall Archaeological Society and the Cornish Methodist Historical Society. He is currently the President of The John Harris Society. Edited by Chris Bond. This book is also available in a hardcover edition. Hardcover : ISBN 978 1 908878 02 1; Paperback : ISBN 978 1 908878 03 8. Published by The Cornovia Press, 2012.< Less
Unsung By Marc Young
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Based on a true story, this is the reflective and extraordinary tale of an ordinary Cornishman, and the people he knew and met, in the 19th century and his journey from a humble beginning on the... More > Lizard peninsula, amongst beautiful but harsh surroundings, out into the Industrial world beyond and back again.< Less

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