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
On this Day 17th February 1839

Victory wrecked off St Ives

Not Nelson's famous flagship but a smack from Bristol bound for Exeter laden with freestone and castings. Victory hit The Ridge and became a complete wreck......or did she.........


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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

John Davidson: Penzance Poet in Residence, 1907-1909



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