An index to marriages registered throughout England & Wales. These rivers join below Kea-bridge; and after a course of eight or nine miles, meet the tide above Wade-bridge, whence the stream is navigable to Padstow Harbour.
Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. In some places it is found a few inches under ground like a close pavement; and, till these stones can be eradicated by digging, ploughing, or picking, it is thought little hopes of success can be entertained even from the best modes of cultivation. This stone also makes a good facing for fences, and, from its angular, rough surface, forms a safe pavement in pitchwork.
It is a useful starting point for locating relevant estate records and establishing the succession of tenancies and freehold. Another stone very general throughout Cornwall is distinguished by the name of killas, though Dr.
Contains details on local schools, churches, government and other institutions. after March 6, May 12, July 7, October 8 & December 21, for cattle; market day, Sat. in January, February, April, July, August, October & December. Some of these incumbent on a subsoil of clay partake of it more or less in their composition.
Also contains a list of residents and businesses for each place. Penzance, Corpus Christi day & two following days ; market days, Tues. Of the clays there are endless varieties; good bricks are made from some of them: and in Lelant parish they have an excellent kind for making furnaces and ovens.
Also contains a list of residents and businesses for each place. in May, for cattle, sheep & horses; market day, Sat. Stephen’s Brannel, large quantities of a white clay are shipped annually for the porcelain and earthen-ware manufactories.
This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. The worst sort of stones found in many parts of Cornwall is an opaque whitish debased crystal, provincially, but not properly, called spar; and this lies loose on the surface of the ground in almost every parish, in all sizes, from that of rocks to granules. Agnes, cleared a large field of spar by screening the whole mass of spar and earth as deep as the yellow sub-stratum, in the same manner as masons screen the earth for their mortar; and the experiment answered well, although it cost 40l. The land was afterwards let for three pounds an acre, and the stones were purchased to make a road, and they are not inferior to growan for this purpose.
The collection is supplemented with other records relating to the vote. Matthew’s fair for cattle & pleasure is held ; market day, Sat Looe, East, market days, Wed. Looe, West, May 6, for cattle & pleasure; market days, Wed. Lost withiel, market day, Fri.; cattle markets, thir. A hardy race of herds and flocks depasture the coarse herbage of the more level parts; goats climb and browse the rocky summits, and the wild conies feed and burrow among the sandy hillocks.
A name index connected to digital images of registers recording millions of children educated in schools operated by the National Society for Promoting Religious Education. These lands in Cornwall present a wide field for speculation.
Until 1872 only landholders could vote, so not everyone will be listed. The curious investigator of fossils will discover a great variety of these, many of them beautiful in colour; and some clear and transparent, which have obtained the name of Cornish diamonds. Iron, lead, and even gold and silver are mentioned among its metallic productions. Borlase observes, can employ and subsist “a people without mining; but mining can do neither without husbandry.” The Doctor wrote his observations about fifty years ago; agriculture has since been more attended to.
Useful for discerning an ancestor's political leanings and landholdings. Even the uncultivated parts of Cornwall have now their appropriate uses.
Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811. It is wrought into columns eight or ten feet long, which are used as supporters to sheds and out-houses, as gateposts, and bridges over rivulets; and is also the material of common rollers, malting troughs, salting and pig troughs; in short it is a highly useful stone, and forms an article of commerce.