Journal Details

Journal Title

Spring 2008, #55

Publication Date

2008-04-01

Articles

                            CONTENTS


From the Editor 1

CALH Conference 2007 1

Cornwall in Mediaeval Cornish Literature

Cornwall in Mediæval (Cornish) Literature 3

Interpreting The Ordinalia for 21st Century St Just 3

Wandering to see the Wonders of the West 4

The Problem of Romantic Cornwall 5

Writing Newlyn - Charles Lee and Friends 6

A L Rowse – A Cornish Enigma 6

History, Mystery and Twistery: Cornish Crime Fiction 7

Cornwall and Contemporary Creative Writing 8

Harvey, the Mousehole Anarchist

Cedric Appleby 10

The Great Western Hotel

Hazel Harradence 11

Relics of Daffodil Cultivation in a Cornish Valley

Sarah A Corbet 15

Women Volunteer Motor Drivers in WW1

Pamela Lomax 21

Frank’s Quarry Shipbuilding Yard, Cremyll

Gareth Hicks 31

Obituary

John Shapland, a personal tribute 36

Day at Cawsand, 29/9/2007 37

Book Reviews 38

INDEX 42

Details

                                 INDEX

 

Sir, Alec Henry, 23, 25, 27, 30

Anney, John, 31

Appleby, Cedric, 10

Banks, David, 35

Banks, Joseph, 35

Bellingham family, 12

Berryman, George, 18

Biblical stories, 4

Boskenna, 17, 18, 19, 20

Cawsand, 33, 37, 38

Chief Constable of Devon, 27

Christianity (The impact of ) on the landscape of Cornwall, 1

Coastguards, 38

Conference Speakers

      Buet, Paul, 37

     Costin, Jane, 5

      Davey, Jackie, 1

      Gaskell-Brown, Cynthia, 37

      Griffin, Sue & Rod, 2

      Johns Putra, Adeline, 5, 8

      Liu-Devereux, Pauline, 5

      Mann, Jessica, 7

      Mattingley, Jo, 6

      Padel, Oliver, 3

      Shepherd, Pauline, 3

      Spence, Jack, 37

      Turner, Dr Sam, 1

      Walker, Dawn, 1

      Wilson, Joy, 4

      Wood, Tony, 7

Corbet, Sarah A, 15

Cornish language, 3, 4

Cose, Inès, 23, 25

Crime fiction, 7

Cultivars of daffodils, 15, 16, 17,18, 19, 20

Daffodil Cultivation in a Cornish Valley (Relics of), 15-20

Daffodil Register, 17

Daffodil survey, 17

Doherty, Phyllis, 21, 22, 25

Doherty, Richard Ernest, 21

Du Maurier, Daphne, 5, 8

East Stonehouse, 35, 36

Edgcumbes, 37

Edward-Collins, Dick, 14

First Aid Nursing YeomanryCorps, 28

Fitter, John, 14

Frank’s Quarry Shipbuilding Yard, 31-36

Geoffrey of Monmouth, 3

Glasney College, 3

Graham, Winston, 5

Grand Victory Ball in Torquay, 29

Great Western Hotel, 11-14

Great Western Railway Co, 11

Great Western Temperance Hotel,12

Growth of Christianity, 39

Gwennap, John, 18

Harradence, Hazel, 11

Harvey, Benjamin, 10

Harvey, John Smith, 10

Hennah, James, 31, 33

Hicks, Gareth, 31

Hill, Paull, 18, 19, 20

Hooper, Cyril ' Bosun', 13, 14

Hooper, John, 13

Hosking, James, 18

Job, Zephania, 38, 39

Johnson, Phoebe, 23, 25, 27

Kelly, Sarah Ann, 12

King Alfonso XIII of Spain, 10

Kingsand, 37, 38

Lamorna, 16

Lawrence, D. H., 5

Lee, Charles, 6

Little White Hart Hotel, 22

Lomax, Pamela, 21

Malato, 10

Mark, Robert, 36

Marshall’s Garage, 21

Mediæval (Cornish) Literature, 3

Merchant Shipping Registers, 31,33

Morris, Dorothy, 19, 20

Morris, Nancy, 22, 23, 25, 26

Mount Batten, 36

Mount Edgcumbe, 32, 35

Mousehole Anarchist, 10

Napoleonic wars, 37, 38

Newlyn School, 6

Nicholls, Stephen, 18

Ordinalia, 3, 4

Parkin, John, 33

Paynter, Betty Narcissa, 18

Paynter, Colonel C. H., 17, 18, 19

Paynter, John, 18

Pearce-Edgcumbe, Edward, 11

Penberth, 16, 18

Penrose, James, 18

Perrycoste, Frank, 38, 39

Pilchard fishing industry., 37

Pollard, John, 37

Polperro, 38, 39

Ponsford House, 27

Queen Anne’s Battery, 35

Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps Clothing Dept., 28

Quiller Couch, Arthur, 5, 6, 9

Quillets, 16, 19

Rackham, Oliver, 15

Rame Head Chapel, 37

Rawlinson Vyvyan, Sir Richard, 18

Red Cross, 21, 22, 23, 26

Ridley, Robinson, 36

Rogers & Co., 36

Rowland Roberts, George, 11

Rowse, A. L., 6, 7, 9

Shapland, John (obituary), 36

Sims Carter, James, 6

Smith, Eliza, 12

Smuggling, 5, 8, 33, 37, 38, 39

St Columb Methodist Chapel, 14

St Dellan, 18, 19

St Just Round, 4

St Loy, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Stereotyped vision of Cornwall, 5

Stonehouse, 33, 35, 36, 37

Taylor, John (the Water Poet), 4

Tenant farmer, 18

Thatcher, Andy, 8

Tompkins, William, 32

Townsend, Mick, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 30

Trenarren, 7

Trevail, 11, 13, 14

Trevedran, 18

Trevellick, William, 16

Turnchapel yard, 33

Voluntary Aid Detachment, 26

Vyvyan, Captain, 27, 29, 30

Walker, William, 35

Watermans, 36

White Hart Garage, 22, 23

Women war chauffeuses, 21

Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, 21

Women’s Legion, 21, 23

Women Volunteer Motor Drivers in WW1, 21-30

Women’s Work Collection, 21

WVMD Lady of the District', 28

WVMD Lady Superintendent, 23, 25

WVMD list of members, 30

WVMD post war work, 28

WVMD rules, 25

WVMD subscription, 25

WVMD uniform, 25

Zola, Emile, 10

 

            ILLUSTRATIONS

p2 - 8  Pictures for CALH Spring Conference, February 2008

p9  Quiller-Couch at Home c1940; Unveiling Q memorial at Fowey c1945; A L Rowse
being presented with Jenner Medal, 1941

p11  The Great Western Hotel, Newquay and its lawn overlooking the beach before 1930

p12  Prince Edward (centre front) 1926; Dining Room pre-1930; Entrance Lounge pre-1930

p13  Great Western Hotel after 1930

p14  Hotel register showing last civilian guests, 1940; Iron pipework and decorative hopper

p15  Ownership and tenancy of land in the St Loy valley, from the tithe map and tithe
apportionment survey (1838-40)

p19  Distribution of groups of 10 or more flowers of ‘Princeps’ (dots) and Tinstreamer’s Daffodil
(star) in the St Loy valley; Distribution of groups of 10 or more flowers of ‘Soleil d’Or’ in the St
Loy valley

p20  Distribution of groups of 10 or more flowers of ‘Barrett Browning’ in the St Loy valley;
Distribution of groups of 10 or more flowers of ‘Fortune’ in the St Loy valley; Distribution of
groups of 10 or more flowers of ‘Van Sion’ in the St Loy valley

p24  Poster used for advertising the WVMD

p25  WVMD Identity Card for E Gordon Griminton

p27  Members of the WVMD Corps at the Garage, Moretonhampstead 1918. The car is probably
the Landaulet, with artillery type wheels which predated the later wheels with spokes

p32  Charles Tompkins, Mount Edgcumbe, taken from the Rope House, Plymouth Dock, 1812

p37  The Smugglers

p41- 42  Evacuees picking daffodils, 1943

 

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