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4 Features
Blue Jacket on the Rocks at the Longships   (9 November 1898)

A clear night, a calm sea and only a short passage home to Cardiff. What could go wrong?

Mr Beddoes has a Difficult Day at Sennen   (12 October 1891)

There a public, or is it private, enquiry in Sennen today. Did the lifeboatmen fail in their duty, that's the issue under scrutiny.

Rightful Heir Makes Landfall at Sennen?   (7 September 1497)

Whitesands Bay, 7th September 1497. It's just 9 weeks since the execution of An Gof and here's a Plantagenet claimant hoping to rouse the Cornish in pursuit of the throne of England.

Relativity at the Land's End?   (18 May 1933)

It is rumoured that Professor Albert Eistein, famous as the exponent of the space-time theory, is coming to live at Land's End.


Penwith Local History Group

c/o Morrab Library
Morrab Gardens
Penzance, Cornwall
TR18 4DA

Penwith Local History Group, Penzance, Cornwall
Penwith Local History Group
Penzance, Cornwall

The Morrab Library showing the new extension
The Morrab Library showing the new extension.
Photo Glyn Richards

<br>Coastline near Zennor., Penwith Local History Group
This month's featured photograph:

Coastline near Zennor.

Photograph by intocornwall.com

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<br>Chysauster looking east to Mulfra Hill., Penwith Local History Group<br>St Michael's Mount from the Coast Path by Penzance station., Penwith Local History Group<br>Marazion from St Michael's Mount., Penwith Local History Group<br>Greenburrow Engine House, Ding Dong Mine., Penwith Local History Group<br>Marazion from St Michael's Mount, Trencrom on skyline., Penwith Local History Group<br>Three of the Nine Maidens, Zennor Hill in background., Penwith Local History Group<br>Levant Mine from the south showing the leat in the foreground, left to right the calciner, stamps and compressor stacks and the whim and pumping engine houses in the centre with the Skip Shaft headframe., Penwith Local History Group<br>Higher Bal, Levant Mine. Engine house for dual purpose pumping and winding engine. Stonecrop in foreground., Penwith Local History Group<br>Causeway to St Michael's Mount on the ebb tide., Penwith Local History Group<br>Men-an-Tol., Penwith Local History Group<br>The Nine Maidens Stone Circle., Penwith Local History Group