Penwith Local History Group
Penwith Local History Group, Newlyn, Cornwall
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
On this Day 17th October 1872

Davy Unveiled in Penzance!

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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

Penzance: Beating the Bounds of the Extended Borough of 1934

The previous Penwith Paper took us back to the revived Beating of the Bounds ceremony of 1854, and promised a sequel which would take the story forward into the 20th century. So, let the ceremonies continue…


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