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history of Polperro a fishing town on the south coast of Cornwall, being a description of the place, its people, their manners, customs, modes of industry, &c by Jonathan Couch

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall & co in Truro (Eng.) W. Lake, London .
Written in English


  • Bevill family.,
  • Polperro, Eng.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy the late Jonathan Couch ... with a short account of the life and labours of the author, and many additions onthe popular antiquities of the district. By Thomas Q. Couch.
LC ClassificationsDA690.P75
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16448736M
LC Control Number02028960

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The history of Polperro, Cornwall, England. Polperro's history engraving of Polperro: Key events: Polperro is a 13th century fishing village, originally belonging to the ancient Raphael manor mentioned in the Domesday Book. Fishing has been the principal occupation of its inhabitants for centuries, and pilchards were often caught in. A short history of this lovely Cornish village by one of its most notable residents. Jonathan Couch was a doctor, naturalist, artist and apothecary who spent his whole life in Polperro. His little book remains the most penetrating insight into life there during the smuggling era and later when it became one of Cornwall's busiest small fishing 5/5(2). Since it was first published in , the History of Polperro by Dr. Jonathan Couch, physician, naturalist and Polperro's foremost inhabitant, has remained a popular and much sought after publication. Now, more than years later, this specially produced casebound facsimile edition of the original will delight historians and collectors of rare and out-of-print books of Cornwall. Polperro a picturesque village in Cornwall and once the centre of the smuggling industry from the channel islands, factual accounts of incidents and occurences, a fascinating book a must for any body visiting this part of Kernow. This book deals with the man whom regulated the cash flow in the area and the mystique which stills surrounds him/5(19).

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