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LOCAL PUBLICATIONS

There are many publications which tell the history of the Rame Peninsula. Some are still available in local shops,
(including Mt Edgcumbe shop), but most will have to be found online or at the library, try Torpoint, and
Liskeard branches or Plymouth Main Reference Library on North Hill.

Cornwalls Forgotten Corner: including Cawsand, Kingsand, Millbrook, St John and Sheviock by Tony Carne, 132 pages, Lots of black & white illustrations and map insert. (1985) [ISBN: 0 946143 13 7

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park; a guide. Cynthia Gaskell Brown 3rd edition 2003 Published by Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park ISBN 0-9521880-3-1

Mount Edgcumbe Derek Tait 2009 ISBN 0956-78117

Mount Edgcumbe Park: Crossing, William. historical - descriptive - pictorial. Plymouth: Hoyten & Cole [1900?] [Westcountry Studies Library -

Survey of Mount Edgcumbe Manpower Services Commission. Cornwall. Truro: Cornwall County Council (1984) Plymouth Library

As it Was Jill and Glyn Warwick, (Eds)., Maker with Rame Women's Inst. (Printed by Liskeard Printing Co.) (2000)

The Rame Peninsula Through Time 2010 Derek Tait

From Cremyll To Crafthole [Paperback] W.B Harris (Author)

A Walk round Mount Edgecumbe (2nd ed.) Plymouth Dock: L.Congdon (1805) [Westcountry Studies Library

History and Guide to Mount Edgecumbe House & Country Park. Cornwall County Council (19--) [Plymouth Library

The Parish of Maker with Rame and its Parish Churches (rev. ed.) Guildford: Home Words Ltd (1966)

Five Walks around Mount Edgcumbe & the Rame Peninsula , Bill Scolding,

Two Towers: a short history of the churches and parish of Maker with Rame. 1990

Cremyll and the Cremyll Ferry Cynthia Gaskell Brown Pub: Mt Edgcumbe House & CP

Millbrook Brick by Brick Julie Elworthy Pub: E J Rickard Ltd., Plymouth

Spirit of Rame Charles Walker & Joyce Smith. Pub: Design Ideals Plympton (available from the Gig Club)

Nelson's Avenger and the Smugglers of Plymouth Sound
by Jack Spence 2009 - a member of the Rame History Group.

On 21st October 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar, Midshipman John Pollard of HMS Victory shot the French marksman who killed
Vice Admiral Lord Nelson. Since that momentous day he has been renowned as the 'Avenger of Nelson'. This is the
story of Commander John Pollard's (1786-1868) fascinating life. Born the son of a Cornish smuggler, John Pollard joined
the Royal Navy at the age of eleven, achieved a long and distinguished naval career and earned a place in history that far
exceeded the expectations of a smuggler's son.

To order, please forward a cheque for 13 per copy (inc P&P) to Jack Spence, 10 Armada Road, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PQ.
(an edited extract from this book, published previously as an article in the Western Morning News, can be found at: http://ramehistorygroup.org.uk/files/john_pollard_nelsons_avenger_words.pdf


Plymouth's Other Fleet - Merchant Shipping records of Plymouth 1814-1876
by Gareth E Hicks 2006
A comprehensive record on CD of vessels built, registered and operated in Plymouth
from gareth.hicks@blueyonder.co.uk

Lost Landscapes of Plymouth - maps charts and plans to 1800
by Elisabeth Stuart 1991 ISBN 0 86299- 772-0 Alan Sutton Publishing
A facinating view of the cartographer's developing skills and how they viewed the peninsula.

Paintings from the Western Morning News and Mount Edgcumbe Collections Images of Mount Edgcumbe Cornwall.Cynthia Gaskell Brown 2000. Western Morning News ISBN 0-952188-01-5

This list is incomplete, please suggest items for addition here.

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