Category: Yesteryear

Marshgate WI History

As Marshgate WI approaches its 70th birthday, it has a lot of history to look back on from its humble beginnings in the village schoolroom. 

After An Gof by Peter Waterfield

I ‘m looking at the dramatic painting by Donald MacLeod called Crossing the Tamar – the Cornish Rebellion. Under flaring torches and waving banners of

Thomas Flamank by PO Munn

The unsung qualify of the 1497 leadership – why we marched for him…. It has been said that the Cornish like arguing a point. Much

Here be Dragons

Despite a number of tales about Danish depredations, and their having a settlement of sorts in Scilly, Cornwall probably saw less of the Norsemen’s incursions

A little about Lanson

An article written by Lanson’s Town Crier Rob Tremain who is an Honoured Burgess of the Town. He is a real proper bloke and a