Whetter at St Michaels Mount4

Dr James Whetter
at St Michaels Mount


The Roseland Institute


Trelispen Caravan & Camping Park

The History of Gorran Haven p2

The History of Gorran Haven p2

This volume completes my history of the south Cornish fishing village of Gorran Haven which I hope readers will find instructive and enjoyable. Some may feel it leans a little heavily towards the 19th century but it should be appreciated that this is the period for which there is the greatest amount of written information available. Moreover, taking the two parts of the history together it will be seen that the build up of material tended to focus on the mid-19th century, with 1841, the year for which the first full census material survives, as the natural climax. Chapter III, Gorran Haven 1840 to 1880, is especially solid; much information is available from the censuses and the period is also covered by a remarkable notebook and diary I have been able to make use of ...
2006,  12.75

The History of Gorran Haven p2