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Cornish Murders: Nevell Norway, 8 February 1840

The true story of the 1840 murder of Nevell Norway, a Cornishman and is a famous Cornish murder. Nevell Norway was the great grandfather of author Neville Shute (1899-1960). Although the murder itself was unremarkable in itself, it had great … Continue reading

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Cornwall Soldiers’ Wills on New WWI Database

A new database was launched this morning, as part of the Government’s Probate and Wills Service. 230,000 Wills have been scanned individually and put online in a searchable database. If you had an ancestor who died during the 1914-1918 War, … Continue reading

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