This account by Les Donnithorne, a Mitchell man, was discovered after his death. It is the recollections of someone whose only motivation was to record the history of his village. His son, also Les, was determined that his father’s story should be made public and joined with Cornish historian, Tony Mansell, to publish it here,…Continue Reading “Mitchell – As I Recall It”

In Search of Cornwall is the fourth volume in the third series of Cornish Studies and intended as the catalyst for a new collection of thematic volumes that will develop both the series and the discipline over the next few years. The launch of this edited collection of papers demonstrates that a desire on the…Continue Reading “In Search Of Cornwall”

New Publication to mark Black History Month

As Black History Month draws to a close Cornish Story releases a new book by Madeleine Midgley that looks at issues of Cornish ‘Race Relations’ in the context of African American Historiography. The visit to 1920s Cornwall by a leading Black Civil Rights campaigner is examined in a book entitled Dispatches from Penzance, published by…Continue Reading “New Publication to mark Black History Month”