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A commemoration of those involved in the disaster of the wreck of the Queen Transport in Falmouth harbour in 1814.
An insight into how merchants in the small Cornish port of Boscastle operated in the early nineteenth century.
Time balls were used to indicate accurate time to ships in harbour. Falmouth’s first time ball was established on Pendennis Castle in 1897.
A regional study of seafaring women in Cornwall examining the data on women on board shipping and considering the reasons for their presence on board, whether temporary or permanent.
Smuggling was a way of life in late eighteenth century Cornwall. Zephaniah Job, was an adaptable individual. Known as ‘The Smuggler’s Banker’, he indulged in both legal and illicit trade.
The perceived romance of Cornish smuggling is put into the context of its existence as part of the life of the fishing community in Cornwall during the late eighteenth century and into the nineteenth century.
The impact of the National Dock Labour Scheme on Cornwall
The relationship between the Hydrographic Office and the Packet Service in the first half of the 19th century.