Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 54 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 33 Market Towns of Cornwall, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Bodmin, Boscastle, Bossiney, Callington, Camborne, Camelford, East Looe, Falmouth, Fowey, Grampound, Helston, Launceston, Liskeard, Lostwithiel, Marazion, Mevagissey, Mitchell, Padstow, Penryn, Penzance, Polperro, Redruth, Saltash, St Agnes, St Austell, St Columb Major, St Daye, St German’s, St Ives, St Mawes, Stratton, Tregony, Truro
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Bodmin and Falmouth.