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 21st February 1897

Annie Eliza Warren of Newlyn marries Jack Webb of Camborne

Annie Eliza was born in Newlyn Town. When her fisherman father died, the family moved out-the-Green to Gwavas Terrace, three doors from Henry and Annie Tonkin, a childless couple who let rooms to visiting artists. Annie Eliza was soon modelling for the artists to help the family finances.

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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

The Mystery of the Burning Ship

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