Port Penzance A short strategic and operational history by Professor Neil Hawke LL B, Ph D, FRSA Beginnings This is an illustrated strategic and operational history of the port of Penzance as seen through press coverage and other written sources over the years since Penzance was first regarded as a ‘haven’. Penzance received its first…Continue Reading “Port Penzance”

Neil Hawke is a Professor Emeritus of De Montfort University. In this article, he explores the infamous story behind a mass murder in late nineteenth century Cornwall. What happened, and where? In 1885, James Hawke – no relation to the author – seemed an unassuming man, not long back in his hometown of Penzance from…Continue Reading “Marine Place Murders in 1886”