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Black Humphrey, Newquay Smuggler

Black Humphrey was a notorious Newquay smuggler, although little is known of him, but he died in about 1804-1807. There are a few old books which contain stories of Black Humphrey and his life, but these aren’t easy to find.
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Crantock Village Stocks

Crantock village stocks still exist and can be seen in the village.  Years ago every village had the stocks, for villains to be locked into and publicly viewed/humiliated by their disapproving neighbours and family. Continue reading

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