Penwith Local History Group
Penwith Local History Group, Newlyn, Cornwall
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We research the fascinating history of West Penwith by working with original sources as much as possible. We publish our findings every two or three years.


The Morrab Library showing the new extension
The Morrab Library showing the new extension.
Photo Glyn Richards
Images of our publications
Our new publication is now available:

Women of West Cornwall. A Publication by the Penwith Local History Group
"Women of West Cornwall"
Edited by Pam Lomax

price £10.00
plus p&p


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The Penwith Papers

In 1937, a man came to spend a holiday at Polgigga, near St Levan. As far as we know, he was an entirely ordinary man except for one thing: he believed in "scientific sunbathing". His name was Joshua Dawe.

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