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ISBN: 1841142379
AUTHOR: Barbara Fraser
The Book of Lostwithiel (pdf e-book)
The Book of Lostwithiel (pdf e-book)
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Lostwithiel lies at the upper tidal reaches of the River Fowey, hidden away by richly wooded hills. A small town, proud of its heritage, independent spirit and genuine friendliness, it is loved and cherished by all who live there.

In The New Book of Lostwithiel the town's story is told from its beginnings as a vital port developed by the Normans and as the centre of the tin industry and the administrative capital of medieval Cornwall.

During the Civil War, the town was occupied, besieges and badly damaged but, thanks to political patronage in the eighteenth-century, Lostwithiel recovered, to be kept going in turn by improved roads, farming, iron mining, the railway and the 'milk factory'.

Lostwithiel is now developing a reputation as the 'antiques centre' of Cornwall. Today Lostwithiel, with its many traditions, institutions, clubs and societies and its strong sense of community, has a character that is all of its own.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 1 84114 237 9, 297x210 pages. Published October 2003. pdf e-book February 2011.

The Book of VeryanThe Book of Veryan - £19.99
Subscriptions are closed. The opportunity to have a name printed in the book has now passed and the book is available for purchase in the normal way. Published August 2006.
The Book of LooeThe Book of Looe - £19.99
The Book of St Austell (pdf e-book)The Book of St Austell (pdf e-book) - £24.99
From a small market town, St Austell has developed into an urban centre, experiencing much growth and change. This lavish book looks back to the sleepy parish of olden days with its ‘opes’ and lanes, and a Fore Street packed with family businesses, through to the modern Eden Project, which has brought the town international attention.
The Book of Mawnan (pdf e-book)The Book of Mawnan (pdf e-book) - £24.99
The Cornish parish of Mawnan as we know it today was built on the foundations of the two manors, Penwarne and Trerose, and is situated a few miles south-west of Falmouth. Its past and people are recalled in this book by the community for the community covering the history of the parish from early days, but concentraing largely upon the twentieth century.
The Book of Constantine (pdf e-book)The Book of Constantine (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Constantine - The Parish Yesterday and Today is a reflection of times past and a continuing sense of belonging that exists in the community.
The Book of HelstonThe Book of Helston - £24.99
First published in 2003 and quickly sold out, this new edition of The Book of Helston, published to coincide with the Diamond Jubilee, brings the story of the community fully up to date.
The Book of St Ervan (pdf e-book)The Book of St Ervan (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Moira Tangye has been having a love affair with St Ervan for 30 years and the esteem in which she is held is mirrored in the fact that she has obtained over 250 photographs in this fascinating history of the parish. The older images, in particular, are hugely evocative, recalling a mood and way of life that have gone – and will never come back.
The Book of Truro (pdf e-book)The Book of Truro (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Today Truro is a graceful cathedral city with some beautiful buildings, as well as lovely Georgian architecture. The history of both the City and its people are illustrated here throgh hundreds of photographs, many not previously published.
The Book of St Dennis & Goss MoorThe Book of St Dennis & Goss Moor - £19.99
This book by Kenneth Rickard tells the history of Goss Moor from the legendary King Arthur through the heyday of the railway the agricultural and industrial exploitation of the moor that reshaped the landscape to the conservation projects that are taking place today under the management of Natural England.
The Book of SennenThe Book of Sennen - £19.99
The Book of Gerrans & PortscathoThe Book of Gerrans & Portscatho - £19.99
While only 5 minutes walk apart these two villages each possess a very individual charm and the character of each is evident from the photographs and stories told in this book by Chris Pollard.
 
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