|On this Day 24th August 1898|
Newlyn's Rouffignac Passes for Master
On 24th August 1898 Ambrose Rouffignac of Newlyn passed his Master's Certificate. He was now a master mariner but who was this man with the strange foreign sounding name?
|The Penwith Papers|
Managing Without Maps part one: Dykes, disputes, and the Drama of being on the right side
Despite occasional annoyances, most of us love our GPS devices. Before that, we loved our maps. But before reliable maps were available – how did people create, mark and remember boundaries: between parishes, hundreds, one family’s land and another’s?