From the title page: "A catalogue of the writings of Cornishmen both manuscript and printed and of works relating to the county of Cornwall. With biographical memoranda and copious literary references."
Each entry contains information about the person's publications, career and often details about their family too. Everyone is included even those who have only been published once. Great information source.
Example: SYMONS John (eld son of John Symons, receiver general of the inland revenue for the West of England, b. Tintagel 1793, d. Mayon House Sennen 20 Oct 1875, m. Amelia Millet, only dau of James Trembath and Honor his wife, dau of John Millet of Bosavern. She d. Mayon House 5 Nov 1873 aged 74) a merchant at Manchester 1843-67, Resident (oct 1876) Mayon House. M. (1) 5 Oct 1855 at Manchester, Hannah second Dau. Of Will. Romaine callender; m (2) 1 Dec 1875 at Sennen, Anna Hodge, dau of Thos. And Elizabeth Laity of Perranuthnoe afterwards of sennen. She was b. perranuthanoe.
Note on the appearance of the grey mullet during corresponding periods and quantities of fish caught at sennen cove in 1874 and 1875. Journal R.I.C. Sep 1875, p212.
All that genealogical information, even though he only wrote one small article!
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