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 19th March 1908

Child killed by motor car in St Clare Street, Penzance

An afternoon in mid-March, the local boys are amusing themselves by chasing and hanging onto cars going up the hill. They've been doing this for quite a while but today they've been joined by a little lad of five...............

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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

The Mystery of the Burning Ship

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