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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.
Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811. Woodward says every stone is so called in Cornwall that splits with a grain.
This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. It is a schistos, and varies in texture and colour, some being hard, others more friable and laminated; the colours are blueish, yellow, and a ferrugineous brown; and the whole form excellent materials for building. Germans, and Padstow, have slate quarries, but of an inferior quality.
This is the only national marriage index that allows you to search by both spouse's names. On all these rivers, as well as on others of less note, great quantities of sea-sand are carried in barges for manure. —There are three waters in Cornwall which come under this description; the first in point of extent is the Looe, lying between the parishes of Sithney on the west, and Wendron on the east.
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.
Records list name, date of birth, address, marital status, occupation and details of trade or profession. It is formed and supplied by waters which drain from the surrounding hills and moory grounds.
The 1911 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. Swan Pool.—Is about half a mile long, and a quarter wide; it lies between the parishes of Budoc and Falmouth, in the hundred of Kerrier, and is severed from the sea by a bar of sand and shingle.
A comprehensive place-by-place gazetteer, listing key historical and contemporary facts. A clay of a slaty nature, but soapy to the touch, near Liskeard, has fertilizing powers; but the serpentine, with veins of steatite near the Lizard, are among the most curious of all the earthy substances found in Cornwall.