Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Gathering the Fragments

This list is being assembled so please tell us what you and/or your Society is doing to fulfil this important aspect of the Old Cornwall Movement

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Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society by Alan Pearson Redruth Revival Murder by Michael Tangye




Public Houses & Taverns


Padstow Volunteer Artillery by John Buckingham


Wrestling by Peter Shelden


Newlyn Fishing Riots of 1896 by Lamorna Spry Herbie Lean by David Oates



Domestic Life

Crime & Punishment



Mows in West Cornwall by Michael Tangye


Tea treats by Cedric Appleby Celtic Church in Cornwall by W Stuart Best


Culture by Robert Morton Nance


Piskies at St Agnes by R M N St Agnes Cuckoo St Agnes Bear Hunt Wreck of the S S Belem by Audrey Aylmer St Michael's Mount by Tony Mansell - Pauline Oates Clowance and the St Aubyns by C A Evans Bude & Stratton OCS Boundaries by Audrey Aylmer Village Mangle by J Pearce Blackwater School across the Years by Tony Mansell School Dames and Bogeymen by C S Murrish Just Brass by Tony Mansell Charles Dickens and Cornish Miners by Barry West Goonhavern Banjo Band by Tony Mansell Silverwell - Memories of Pure Gold by Tony Mansell Cornwall in the Civil War by Tony Mansell Dame School by J T


Mithian by Tony Mansell Mithian Memories by Tony Mansell

World of Work

Rinding by D M Trengove St Agnes Public Houses (article) by Tony Mansell Truro Public Houses (archive) by Tony Mansell Truro Public Houses (article) by Tony Mansell Battle of Stamford Hill by Spencer Howlett Daphne Du Maurier by Tony Mansell Cornish Buttons by Duncan Paul Matthews Cornish Mines & Miners by A K Hamilton Jenkin


Ancient Monuments in Cornwall by Henry Jenner Tom Bawcock's Eve by R Morton Nance

Language & Literature

The Bush by A K Hamilton Jenkin The Bush by Gladys Hunkin Christmas Saffron Bird by J Kelynack Jack Crapp by Bill Glanville Cornish Inventors & Cricket by George Pritchard Village Life in Cornwall by Revd J Sims Carah The Longshoreman's Chart by P Cowl Street Names of Penzance by S C Julyan Fishing Out of Newlyn by J Kelynack


Deadwood Dick by Fred Bullock Cornish Wrestling by H Pascoe Billy Foss and His Fellow Rhymesters by R M Nance


A Glimpse of Smuggling by D de L Nicholls Smuggling Memories by S A Opie

Place Names

Some Old Names on Black-More by Charles Henderson Thatched Cottages of Newlyn by unknown Storm damage in Newquay 2014 by Sheila Harper Wreck of the Rose of Devon by Clive Benney


Poor Relief 18thC by Anne Pool Jacobitism in Cornwall by James Whetter Smuggling in Cornwall by Sharon Patrick St Anta Window - Cornish Revival by M Frankell Clean up at Nancor Cross, Grampound Clean up at the Lanhadron Inscribed Cross-base St Agnes Public Houses (archive) by Tony Mansell Bert Biscoe's Poems