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Explore England's Past


This is the former mansion of one of Newlyn's wealthiest families.

This cottage dates from the late 18th century. It is a grand brick faced house with granite plinth, string course and quoins.

Tolcarne is one of the smaller settlements that made up 18th century Newlyn.

The Fradgan area, originally the Ox way, expanded in the 18th century.

Newlyn town had a quay since medieval times, but it appears to have collapsed.

Trade and fishing were affected by Turkish raids on west Cornwall, which began in 1625.

By the 19th century Mousehole was just one distinct settlement. Its population growth was small, from 1461 in 1841 to 1655 in 1901.

The period 1800-1914 created the settlement of Newlyn as we see it today.

Using volunteers the probate records of Paul Parish, held in the Cornwall Record Office, were studied and extracts transcribed to help build the pi

The history of education in Bolsover falls into several well-defined phases.