Newlyn East: Pennsylvania, Liverpool and Newquay

Known as Newlyn East to distinguish it from the town of Newlyn in the west, Newlyn East in mid-Cornwall was the centre of Cornish lead mining from the 1830s. Mines at Chiverton and East Wheal Rose dominated lead production until challenged by the lead mines of Menheniot in the 1850s. That said, there were as … Continue reading Newlyn East: Pennsylvania, Liverpool and Newquay