Susanna Trevorrow was a bal maiden who was crushed to death when a mine burrow collapsed on her in August 1854.
On 11th June 1787 some of the women in Ludgvan met at the home of local blacksmith, William Glasson, to set up a Female Friendly Society - their own self-help organisation for the mutual relief of its members in old age, sickness and infirmity
Cycling can be a dangerous business when Ludgvan's on your route....
The groom is “a sturdy youngster of eighty-six”. You may picture the scene: rehearse the familiar story. Chaucer’s January and May; the folk song chorus of “girls, when you’re young, never wed an old man”.
On 22 April 1722 William Borlase, aged 26, became rector of Ludgvan and so secured, courtesy of his father, a secure living for the rest of his life.