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101 Cornish lives

Author: Maurice Smelt
Publisher: Penzance, Cornwall : Alison Hodge, 2006.
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Features biographies of 101 Cornish men and women. This book aims to capture the spirit of the place and its people in a collection of pen portraits of saints, heroes and villains, from St Piran to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Smelt
ISBN: 9780906720509 0906720508
OCLC Number: 85020110
Description: 248 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction Acknowledgements The Lives John Couch Adams, 1819-92 Ralph Allen, 1694-1764 John Arnold, 1735-99 Sir John Arundell, 1576-1656 Arthur Bassett, 1873-1950 Charles Belling, 1884-1965 Admiral William Bligh, c. 1753-1817 John Blight, 1835-1911 Tamson Blight, ?-18?? John Bolitho, 1930-2005 Thomasine Bonaventura, c. 1450-c. 1510 Henry Bone, 1755-1834 William Borlase, 1696-1772 Admiral Edward Boscawen, Lord Falmouth, 1711-61 Billy Bray, 1794-1868 Mary Bryant, 1765-? James Silk Buckingham, 1786-1855 Neville Northy Burnard, 1818-78 Sir Richard Carew, 1555-1620 John Carter, c. 1736-1807 Charles Causley, 1917-2003 Jack Clemo, 1916-94 William Clift, 1775-1849 Bishop John Colenso, 1814-83 Selina Cooper, 1864-1946 Sir Humphry Davy, 1778-1829 Sir Richard Edgcumbe, c. 1443-89 John Passmore Edwards, 1823-1911 Sir John Eliot, 1592-1632 Bob Fitzsimmons, 1863-1917 Thomas Flamank, ?-1497 Samuel Foote, 1720-77 Caroline Fox, 1819-71 Crosbie Garstin, 1887-1930 Davies Gilbert, 1767-1839 General Sir Walter Raleigh Gilbert, 1785-1853 Ann Glanville, 1796-1880 Sidney, Earl of Godolphin, c. 1630-1712 Sir William Golding, 1911-93 William Gregor, 1761-1817 Sir Bevil Grenville, 1596-1643 Daniel Gumb, 1703-76 Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, 1793-1875 Lemon Hart, 1768-1845 Harold Harvey, 1874-1941 Henry Harvey, 1777-1850 120 Donald Healey, 1898-1988 Emily Hobhouse, 1860-1926 Nicholas Holman, 1777-1862 Cyril Henry Hoskins, ?-1981 Stephen Hutchens, c. 1670-1709 Charles Incledon, 1763-1826 A.K. Hamilton Jenkin, 1900-1980 Henry Jenner, 1848-1934 Michael Joseph - 'An Gof', ?-1497 Mary Kelynack, 1776-1855 Henry Killigrew, 1525-1603 John Knill, 1733-1811 Richard Lander, 1804-34 Peter Lanyon, 1918-64 Sir William Lemon, 1697-1760 William Lobb, 1809-64, Thomas Lobb, 1817-94 William Lovett, 1800-1877 Richard Lower, 1631-91 Henry Martyn, 1781-1812 Thomas Merritt, 1862-1908 Percy Mitchell, 1901-70 Sir William Molesworth, 1810-55 Fanny Moody, 1864-1945 Francis Oats, 1848-1918 John Opie, 1761-1807 Anthony Payne, c. 1612-91 Andrew Pears, c. 1765-? David Penhaligon, 1944-86 Admiral Sir Charles Vinicombe Penrose, 1759-1830 Dolly Pentreath, ?-1777 St Piran, dates unknown Sir Rose Price, 1768-1834 Henry Quick, 1792-1857 Sir John Quick, 1852-1932 Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, 1863-1944 Charles Rashleigh, 1747-1823 Rick Rescorla, 1938-2001 Trevelyan Richards, 1925-81 A.L. Rowse, 1903-97 'Emma Smith', 1894-? Sir John St Aubyn, 1699-1744 Richard Tangye, 1833-1906 John Tom, 1799-1838 Joseph Treffry, c. 1782-1850 Sir John Tregonwell, ?-1565 Bishop Jonathan Trelawny, 1650-1721 Anne Treneer, 1891-1966 Henry Trengrouse, 1772-1852 Silvanus Trevail, 1851-1903 John Trevisa, c. 1342-c. 1402 Richard Trevithick, 1771-1833 Sir Richard Vyvyan, 1800-1879 Samuel Wallis, 1728-95 John Williams, 1753-1841
Other Titles: One hundred one Cornish lives
Responsibility: Maurice Smelt.


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'Written in a deceptively easy style, it is both entertaining and informative.' (Tavistock Times Gazette, 07.09.06) '... a collection of Cornish celebrities as balanced as it is brave... 'A Read more...

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