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The Pellowes of Penryn
It is becoming clear to me that this book will never be complete, for fresh information continues to arrive.
On page 6, I refer to the lack of a history of Penryn. Just as this paper was going to Press, I became aware that Mr. R. J Roddis was writing such a volume and I was privileged to read the M.S.
This masterly history, beautifully produced, was published by D. Bradford Barton, 1964.
There are twenty-five Pellow references, all members of this family, and listed in Appendix 1
It was suggested by one friend (and performed by another) that we should study the Enys collection m the Falmouth Free Library. This consists of quite a large number of books and MSS, mainly Cornish, removed from Enys House, near Penryn.
It contains a 1750 edition of the book by Thomas Pellow, quoted on pp. 26/27 and extracts of the Penryn Borough Account Book. For details of the several Pellowe references, see Appendix 2.
Mr. H. L. Douch, Curator of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, sends me two references from the Sherborne Mercury. See Appendix 3. (46)