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The Survey of Cornwall (Illustrated) By Richard Carew
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Cornwall, the farthest Shire of England Westwards, hath her name by diuers Authors diuersly deriued. Some (as our owne Chroniclers) draw it from Corineus, cousin to Brute, the first Conqueror of this... More > Iland: who wrastling at Plymmouth (as they say) with a mightie Giant, called Gogmagog, threw him ouer Cliffe, brake his necke, and receiued the gift of that Countrie, in reward for his prowesse: Some, as Cerealis, (no lesse mistaken perhaps in that, then in his measures) from Cornu Galliae, a home or corner of Fraunce, whereagainst nature hath placed it: and some, from Cornu Walliae, which (in my conjecture) carrieth greatest likelyhood of truth.< Less
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
SCENES OF CORNWALL combined edition By Rodney Yates
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Travels in the Ancient Celtic Land of Kernow, undertaken in 2012.
The Martin Family Of Stithians In Cornwall By Edward A. Martin
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This pedigree of the Martin family of Stithians in Cornwall contains details of approximately 2,900 Martins and of about 1,100 of their wives and husbands. In organising this work the author has... More > attempted to follow each line in order of seniority, though for the earlier generations there are often few clues as to the seniority of the various lines-in these cases the order has had to be arbitrary. It is worth noting that the parish registers of Stithians are very poor for the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. These have been cross­checked with the contemporary Bishop's Transcripts, but these do not exist for every year.< Less
Cornwall in the Civil War By Raechel Guest
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In 1861, the people of Cornwall became embroiled in a war that tore the nation apart. Cornwall's men enlisted in the Union army, spending years away from their farms and businesses. The lucky ones... More > returned home and recovered from their wounds; others returned home but were never able to recover from the trauma of war; still others died in battle or from disease. On the home front, the South Cornwall Ladies’ Charitable Society raised funds and put together care packages for the troops, ministers rallied the spirits of their congregations, and dissenters and Southern sympathizers struggled to remain part of the community. Cornwall’s best known soldier, Major General John Sedgwick, was the highest ranking Union casualty of the war. Other Cornwall soldiers included William Cogswell, Connecticut’s first Native American to enlist in the war; and Charles Blinn, Connecticut's “boy Colonel.” Their stories, and those of nearly two hundred Cornwall soldiers, appear here.< Less
The English Counties Delineated: Cornwall By Thomas Moule
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Thomas Moule's topographical account of Cornwall is taken from the 1838 edition of The English Counties Delineated and is full of detail concerning the seats of the gentry, the monuments in the... More > churches, the history of the parishes and boroughs and the numbers of houses and inhabitants. This fully-indexed edition is a useful source of information for local historians and for those interested in the Cornwall of 170 years ago. The cover of the book features part of Thomas Moule's map of Cornwall taken from the original edition. This book is also available in hardback and eBook editions. Published by The Cornovia Press. ISBN 978-0-9522064-6-0.< Less
Charlie Cornwall and the Historymakers By Greg Weston
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What if time travel existed? What if you could walk through a window into another time and place? What if you had the power of God to travel back in time and change people’s lives for better or... More > worse?... Would you want that sort of responsibility or would you run from it? What would you do? And how would you cope? Enter the world of the Historymakers. A world where not even the past is certain. A world where the Nazis won the Second World War and where the Titanic never actually sank. But it could all change in the blink of an eye. When Charlie Cornwall is forced to move house, he moves to The Oaks, a house on the edge of a graveyard, and a house with a mysterious history... a house that will take him places he really doesn't want to go. Beware, and brace yourself, historymaking is not for the faint of heart!< Less
Charlie Cornwall and the Historymakers By Greg Weston
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What if time travel existed? What if you could walk through a window into another time and place? What if you had the power of God to travel back in time and change people’s lives for better or... More > worse?... Would you want that sort of responsibility or would you run from it? What would you do? And how would you cope? Enter the world of the Historymakers. A world where not even the past is certain. A world where the Nazis won the Second World War and where the Titanic never actually sank. But it could all change in the blink of an eye. When Charlie Cornwall is forced to move house, he moves to The Oaks, a house on the edge of a graveyard, and a house with a mysterious history... a house that will take him places he really doesn't want to go. Beware, and brace yourself, historymaking is not for the faint of heart!< Less
CLOAKED CAVE OF CORNWALL By Ian Bloor
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A COUPLE WHO SEEK SANCTUARY FROM THE RISING TIDE ENTER A DARK CORNWALL CAVE
Wearnes: Cornwall to California By Elizabeth Knopf
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This document traces the descendants of Albert Wearne and Mary Grose Wearne from Cornwall, England, along with the migration to various states and then to California, United States of America.

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