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1842 Tithe Map of Penzance
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This map was rescued from a very wet attic,
amongst many other damaged office drawing files,
and it was covered in mould growth of varying types;
the linen backing had almost rotted away,
the wooden rolls were full of wet rot.
It was a choice of rescuing what was possible
or throwing away a major piece of history.
This is an original,
not a later copy.
The map was trimmed down, carefully cleaned and allowed to dry flat.
That was 25 years ago.
I hope to be able to eventually transcribe the Apportionments,
but I am in a postion to be able to answer any queries.
The original is to be deposited with Cornwall Record Office.
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