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Published by Toby in Kidderminster .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Smuggling -- History.,
  • Polperro, Cornwall -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p85-86. - Includes index.

StatementJeremy Rowett Johns.
The Physical Object
Pagination92p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20533331M
ISBN 101898266018
OCLC/WorldCa30777254

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Polperro's Smuggling Story, Paperback by Johns, Jeremy Rowett, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US The history of smuggling in Polperro is told through extracts from the letter-books of Zephaniah Job, who played a major role in the contraband trade carried on there at the end of the 18th century.   Polperro's Smuggling Story by Jeremy Rowett Johns, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Polperro s Smuggling Story. Jeremy Rowett Johns — in Polperro (England) Author: Jeremy Rowett Johns File Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs Download: Read: Download» This tale of smuggling is told through extracts from the letter-books of Zephaniah Job, the schoolteacher who became known as Smugglers' Banker for his. The Smugglers' Banker book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text reveals the true story of Zephaniah Job, the Cornishman wh /5(3).

The history of smuggling in Polperro is told through extracts from the letter-books of Zephaniah Job, who played a major role in the contraband trade carried on there at the end of the 18th century. It features the exploits of the local families involved, and the voyages of the "Swallow".   Polperro a picturesque village in Cornwall and once the centre of the smuggling industry from the channel islands, factual accounts of incidents and occurences, a fascinating book a must for any body visiting this part of Kernow.   Buy Polperro's Smuggling Story 2nd Revised edition by Johns, Jeremy Rowett (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11).   The village of Polperro is a place steeped in smuggling history. Even today its narrow cobbled streets and huddle of houses just reek of intrigue and dark doings. This little place was the home of Tom Potter, a man hanged for shooting a revenue man in cold blood and at one point in the 19th century smuggling was reported as the harbour’s main.

Smuggling in Polperro, Cornwall, England. Polperro and Smuggling. poster: Generations of Polperro seafarers have brought contraband goods ashore, but smuggling reached its peak in the latter half of the 18th century, largely due to the presence of Zephaniah Job who acted as the smugglers' banker for many years. The true story of Zephaniah Job's involvement in the smuggling trade in Polperro during the Napoleonic wars, full of new revelations of one of the most extraordinary figures in Cornish history. "This book reveals a great deal about a number of Cornish families.   Smuggling in Cornwall: An Illustrated History tells the story of the smuggling trade that flourished in Cornwall during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing on extant source material, it examines how the trade was organised and financed with particular reference to the fishing village of Polperro on the south coast of Cornwall Reviews: 5. As Cornish local historian Jeremy Rowett Johns, he is the author of Polperro’s Smuggling Story (first published ), The Smugglers’ Banker (), Doctor By Nature - Jonathan Couch, Surgeon of Polperro () and Smuggling In Cornwall: an illustrated history (Amberley ).He is also a frequent writer and broadcaster on smuggling in South Cornwall in the 18th century, not unrelated to.