Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Research

Family History

 

The Old Cornwall movement is not a Family History group but this link may be of help

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Libraries & Other Sources

 

Cornish Studies Library

 

Historical Directories

 

Morrab Library Penzance

 

Penlee Art Gallery & Museum

 

Royal Institution of Cornwall (RIC)

Courtenay Library

 

University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus)

 

West Penwith Resources

 

 

 

 

 

Newspapers

 

Falmouth Packet Archive - 1688 - 1850

 

http://www.falmouth.packet.archives.dial.pipex.com/index.htm

 

West Briton Archives

 

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wbritonad/

 

 

 

 

 

Photos

 

http://www.cornwallphotoimagebank.org.uk/

 

 

http://www.fotolibra.com/gallery/collections/21589/malcolm-paul-mccarthy/

 

 

http://www.cornwallcam.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

Possible Funding Sources

 

The Sir Arthur Quiller Couch Memorial Fund

 

 

http://www.cornwallheritagetrust.org/page_bursary_scheme.php

 

https://sites.google.com/site/cornishbuildingsgroup/bursary-scheme

This is experimental, and may or may not continue depending on interest.

 

http://www.cornwallheritagetrust.org/page_donations_grants_loans.php  

 

The CHT normally offers such grants or loans to organisations rather than individuals but an OCS could be eligible

 

 

 

Recognitions and awards for work done over an extended period

 

The CHT currently elect an annual "Heritage Champion"  in remembrance of the late Sir Richard Trant offering a £500 gift.  

 

The RIC (or Courtney Library) has also recognised historical work through its Charles Thomas award

 

 

 

 

 

Smuggling and King's men

 

http://cornwallsmugglers.com/

 

Courtesy of George Pritchard

Churches & Chapels On-line books Cornish Parishes On-line Books Biographies On-line Books Smuggling On-line Books Railway On-line Books Scilly Isles On-line Books Bibliography On-line Books Society Reports & Journals On-line Books Travel On-line Books Cornish Explorers & Travellers On-line Books Science On-line Books Cornwall & Devon Notes & Queries On-line Books

On-line Books to Read

 

The John Passmore Edwards Free On-Line Library Index

 

The list of on-line books below and spread throught the website has been researched and compiled

by George Pritchard of Redruth OCS

 

“There is a time for everything; a time to sow and a time to reap; a time to gather and a time to distribute"

John Passmore Edwards August 1905

 

Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch On-line Books Geneology On-line Books

The Links to the hundreds of on-line books on this website have been books rsearched and compiled by George Pritchard of Redruth OCS