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Penzance Natural History & Antiquarian Society 1885-86

Author: various
Copyright: 1886

Description: 101 pages (* pages 110 - 211), many leading scholars of the day were members of this society. The book is a fascinating look at the society's activities for the year 1885-86.

Subjects include: Excursions into the Penwith Countryside, Fresh Water Algae of West Cornwall, Cross of St. Ia, Birds of the Scilly Islands, Flora & Fauna, Cornish Mining, Stone Circles of Cornwall, Cornish witchcraft, Cornish names, Cornish folklore, Cornish Saints, and much much more. 

Book is scanned at 300 DPI grayscale, but is full indexed and searchable.  

Item: BB033
Price: $ 10.00

General Index: *Note: this index is for 4 volumes, match the page number to the volume.

AEpophilus Bonnairei - 285

Algae, Freshwater - 133, 380

                     Cultivation of - 147

    Marine, of West Cornwall - 91, 380

                    East Cornwall- 92, 380

Alms-boxes - 207

American Killdeer Plover - 105

Angler, or Sea-devil - 387

Animal and Vegetable Kingdoms, Distinction between  - 209

Antiquities and Folk-lore of the Parish of Godolphin - 106

Arms and Armour - 298

Arundell of Lanherne, Manor of - 344

Ascent of Man - 100

Athelstan's Church - 292

Barnacle Goose, The - 99

Birds of the Scilly Islands - 162, 207, 290, 377, 383

      West Cornwall - 105, 388

"Blind Fiddler, The" - 10

Blackberry in New Zealand -106 

Bonython, Captain Hannibal - 180

         Captain John - 180

Bolitho, T. 8. - 309, 341

Boskenna Mansion - 123

Botany, History of - 15

Brasses, Rubbings from - 297

Buryan, St., Church - 122, 291, 337

         Sanctuary - 337

Burying-ground, Quakers' - 10

Candlemas-day - 23

Canting Heraldry - 260, 289, 350

Cape Cornwall, Grave at - 97

Carolina Cuckoo - 383

Cats, Folk-lore of - 39

Cock-padle - 383

"Calvary" - 13

Chapel St. Clare - 293

Uny, Remains from - 386

Characeae of West Cornwall - 34

Charms - 37

China Clay Works - 333

Chronogram, A Cornish - 352

Church of St. Buryan - 122, 291,337

Church of St. Erth - 225

         St. Germoe - 204, 325

         Gulval - 145, 202, 311

         St. Ives - 319

         St. Levan - 11

         Paul - 322, 365

         Phillack - 229

         Sancreed - 119

        Sennen - 10

        Sithney - 333

Cola, Nicholas - 104

Coleoptera of West Cornwall - 379

Col-vadnack Hill, British Village on - 349

Comatula Rosacea - 201

Cornish Beliefs - 154

     Customs - 155

     Heraldry, Curiosities of - 350

     Legends - 155

     Measures - 263,347, 388

     Proverbs - 159

     Rainfall in 1883 - 87, 95

     Rhymes - 353

     Riddles - 158

     Saints - 10, 11, 209, 225, 258, 283, 287, 311, 325 

Cornubiana - 154, 257, 294, 344

Cornwall, Canting Heraldry of - 260, 350

       Marine Mollusca of - 43, 377

       East, Lichens of - 73, 379

                  Marine Algae of - 92, 380

                 Mosses of - 355

      West, Additions to Fauna and Flora of - 89, 377

                  Characeae of - 34

                  Extinct Wild Plants of - 96

                  Fungi of - 89, 379

                  Lepidoptera of - 89, 266, 290, 378

                  Marine Algae of - 91, 380

                  Thoughts on - 106

Cotton Spinner (Holothuria Nigra) - 204, 289, 376
Crabs' Claws - 102
Crayfish, Freshwater - 102
Cross of St. Ia - 145, 202, 314

Crosses, Ancient - 9, 11, 12, 120, 123, 145, 202, 208, 227, 229, 285, 298, 314, 321, 322

Crustacea from Mount's Bay - 94, 101, 379, 383

Cuckoo Flowers - 296

Cultivation of Freshwater Algae - 147

Cupped Stone, Gold-herring Down - 121

Curiosities of Insect Life - 98

Curnow, W. - 291, 309, 341

Danais Archippus - 202

Dartmoor - 249

Desmids and Diatoms - 381

Digey, The - 321

Diotis Maritima - 96

Dolly Pentreath - 315, 322, 324, 365

Downes - 230

Dragon-flies, Our Common - 67

Dredging in Mount's Bay - 94

Eastern Telegraph Station - 11

Echinodermata of Mount's Bay - 368

Edmonds, Richard - 220, 234

Eggs, Remarkable - 102, 384

Electricity - 100

Entertainments at Morrab House - 97

Entomological Cabinet - 7

Erth, St., Church - 225

       Gravel-pits - 94, 227

Esquimaux Curlew - 383 

Euphorbia Peplis - 96

Excursions - 9, 119, 223, 311

Exeter Pocket Journal - 97

Extinct Wild Plants of West Cornwall - 96

Fairy-ring Fungus (Marasmius Oreades) - 227
Fauna and Flora of West Cornwall, Additions to - 89, 377

                                            Synopsis of - 382

Fires on Midsummer-eve - 257

Fish, Rare - 105, 383, 386

Fishing in the Solomon Islands - 208

Flowers of the Sea - 99

Fogou at Trewoofe - 125

Folk-lore and Antiquities of the Parish of Godolphin - 106, 210

       of the Sea - 36

Foraminifera of Mount's Bay - 26

              from the Solomon Islands - 209

Friday - 38

Fungus, A New Zealand - 83, 94

      Infesting Garden Celery - 290

      Crop near Penzance, 1887 - 385

Fungi of West Cornwall - 89, 379    

Germoe's, St., Chair - 327

                 Church - 204, 325

                 Inventory of Goods in - 204

Giano - 184

Giant Puffball (Lycoperdon Giganteum) - 201

Godolphin Parish, Antiquities and Folk-lore of - 106, 210

        Hall - 23

Gold-herring Down - 121              

Grave at Cape Cornwall - 97    
Gravel-pits at St. Erth - 94, 227     
Greatwork Mine, Christian Miners at - 262, 294
Grenfell. H. - 309       

Gulval Church - 145, 202, 311  

Habernaria Chlorantha - 93     

Hailstorm, A Remarkable - 272, 284 

Hayle Foundry - 229

Hemiptera of Land's End District - 29, 285

Hirneola Polytricha - 83

Historical Value of Local Names - 188

History of Botany in Cornwall - 15

Ia, St., Cross of - 145, 202, 314

Insects, Wings of - 104

Insect Life, Curiosities of - 98

Inventory of Goods in Germoe Church - 204

Ives, St. - 319

Jack in the Beanstalk - 100 

Jews' Smelting House - 121

Keigwin Arms - 315

Knava, Hals' Story of - 216

Land's End District, Freshwater Algae of - 133

                        Hemiptera of - 29, 285

Land Tenure - 21

Lanherne, Manor of Arundell of - 344

Lanisley - 311

LepiLepidoptera of West Cornwall - 89, 266, 290, 378

                Variations amongst - 105

Letters, Some Old - 180

Levan, St., Church - 11

Lichens of East Cornwall - 73, 379

Limnea Truncatula - 210

Line-fishing off Scilly - 386

Liver-fluke - 210

Living Encrinite, A - 201

Local Names, Historical Value of - 188

Looe Bar - 25

Lynwood - 324

Madron - 283

Magic-lantern, The - 100

Magor, J. B. - 220, 234, 282

Mallet, An Iron - 298

Marazion - 184

Mary's, St., Chapel, Penzance - 207

Matthiola Sinuata - 96

Measures, Cornish - 263, 294, 347, 388

Meetings of the Society - 93, 201, 282, 383

"Merry Maidens" - 10, 14, 121, 206

Metonic Cycle and Stonehenge - 206

Mollusca of Cornwall, Marine - 43, 377

Monuments, Ancient, - 10, 14, 106, 121, 128, 145, 202, 203, 206, 208, 225, 234, 285, 314, 349, 384

Morrab House, Entertainments at - 97

Mount's Bay, Dredging in - 94

               Echinodermata of - 368

Mousehole - 315

Mosses of East Cornwall - 355, 384 

Mullus Barbatus (Plain Red Mullet) - 105

Museums, Arrangement of - 210

Muster Roll of Mount's Bay Militia, 1809 - 102

Mytilaspis Pomonum - 288

Nature's Sculpture - 99

New Zealand, Primrose and Blackberry in - 106

         Fungus, On a - 83

Ocean Dwellers - 99

Odds and Ends - 100

Offerings to the Sea - 36

Ornithorhynchus Paradoxus - 102

Padarn, St., or Madern - 283

Parata, The - 290

Paul Church - 322, 365

Pendrea - 24

Penzance, Recollections of Old - 207

Phillack Church - 229

Pindar, Peter - 315

"Pipers" - 14

Piran, St., Banner of - 389

Plants, How, protect themselves - 387

Pliocene Beds of St. Erth - 227

Plover, American Killdeer - 105

Porthcurnow - 11

Porthleven - 335

Portunus - 383

Prehistoric Races - 127

Presidential Addresses - 127, 231, 339

Publications received - 106, 211, 299, 389

Querns, Discoveries of - 286, 295, 298

Rainfall, Cornish, in 1883 - 87, 95

Recollections of Old Penzance - 207

"Reliefs" - 22

"Renders" - 24, 345

Reports of the Council - 7, 117, 219, 307

     Financial - 221, 310

Reproduction of Seaweed - 237

Ring, Ancient Thumb - 103

Ringing Night - 262

Rock-pool, A Peep into a - 202

Roman Coin at Wheal Vor, A - 290

Root of a Seaweed - 101

Sancreed Church - 119

Sanctuary, St. Buryan - 337

Sandpiper, Solitary - 105

Scilly Islands, Birds of - 162, 207, 290

                Line-fishing off the - 386

Sea, Colour of the - 103

   Flowers of the - 99

   Folk-lore of the - 36

   Tales of the - 290

Sea-anemones - 275, 294

Sea-cucumbers - 375

Sea-elephant, or Cuttle-fish - 289

Sea-urchins - 373

Seaweeds, Reproduction of  - 237

Seaweed, The Root of a - 101

Sennen Church - 10

Sesia Philanthiformis - 290         

Sithney Church - 333

Solar System - 99

Solomon Islands, Fishing in the - 208

Spider, Trap-door - 97, 204

Star-fishes - 368

Storms - 287

Structure of Plants - 98

Submarine Insect, A - 285

Succession of Life upon the Globe - 98

Synopsis of Fauna and Flora - 382

Tales of the Sea - 290

Thoughts on West Cornwall - 106

Tides, Folk-lore of - 40

Titles - 205, 206, 265

Tol-pedn-penwith, Lesser Funnel at - 96

Trap-door Spider - 97, 204

Travelled Stones -103

Trawl-refuse - 295

Tredrea - 225

Tregonning Hill - 328

Tremenkevern - 328

Trenear, Vault at - 348

Trewinnard - 223

Trewoofe House - 125

Urns, Discovery of - 293

Variation amongst Lepidoptera - 105

Vivianite in Bones - 363

Wendron, Antiquities of - 348

Western Green, The - 96

Wheal Vor - 290, 329

White's Thrush - 290

Wings of Insects - 104

Xylaria Vaporarius - 106

 

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