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 30th April 1884

Playing with Fire in Tregeseal

Picture this: three little children playing outside at Tregeseal. Imagine the spring sunshine, the usual childish boasts and claims - and that sense of limitless possibility and freedom, the peculiar quality of those moments in early childhood when no grown-ups are about................

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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
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The Penwith Papers

James Warren of St Just in Penwith, 1798-1842: Wrestler and Rescuer

If you follow our On This Day feature, you will have read about Richard Warren and his Mexican-style return to Redruth on April 5th 1826. How could the rest of the family ever have competed with that? Read on....................


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