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A collection of miscellaneous records and/or indexes relating to Phillack and/or Hayle:

Catalogue of "Agricultural and Other Properties"- Pages from the catalogue of "Agricultural and Other Properties", situated in the parishes of Gwinear, Camborne, Sancreed, Phillack East, St. Keverne, Wendron, Gerrans, St. Columb Minor, St. Breock and St. Gluvias to be auctioned at Truro on 31 August, 1920.  The properties for sale are the Rosewarne and portions of the Rosteague Estate of Mr. L S L Van Grutton.

Click here to see the summary pages and the detailed pages and plan of the properties located in Phillack East.

For details of properties located in other parishes, contact the appropriate OPC for further details.

Children of Bodmin Gaol - 'Scoundrels, Scamps and Starvelings'
This article by Sally J. Pocock published in the June 2008 issue of the Cornwall Family History Society's Journal includes a child from Phillack - William Henry TROUNCE.

In 1846 William Henry Trounce, aged 12 years, only 4' 6" tall, a shoemaker's apprentice from Phillack, stole some sweetmeat belonging to Thomas Oliver.  He was privately whipped and discharged but not before he had been reported twice for bad behaviour and been sent to the "solitary" twice.  Whilst in gaol he received a letter from his father, John from Hayle Copperhouse.
Cornish Children Admitted To Royal School for Deaf Children at Margate (Kent) In The Nineteenth Century

Cornish in Latin America - In the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, many thousands of Cornish emigrated, either temporarily or permanently, to Latin America.  Dr. Sharron P. Schwartz of the University of Exeter has built a database that contains details of many of those who emigrated, although Dr. Schwartz acknowledges that the database includes perhaps only an eighth of those who went to Latin America.

To see a list of those who either were born in, or emigrated from, Phillack or Hayle that were extracted from this database with her kind permission, click here.

Additional information on those listed here can be accessed from the database. To further explore the Cornish in Latin America database, click here.

Kelly's 1873 Directory - Phillack

1832 List of Voters in the Election of Knights of the Shire for the South West Division of the County of Cornwall in Respect of Property situate in the Parish of Phillack in 1832.

Mines in the Hayle and Phillack Area

Muster of 1569 - To view the historical background to this muster and see the names of males aged from 16 60 60 from Phillack who attended the muster, click here.

Newspaper Extracts - These pages will contain extracts from newspapers of the 1840s that reported events at Phillack or Hayle.  The extracts are courtesy of a willing band of transcribers.
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Protestation Return 1641 - Phillack (Courtesy of Ruth Conroy)

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