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TRULY RURAL by HERBERT BOLITHO

Lights and Shadows on the

History of North Hill Circuit (Cornwall)

of the Methodist Church

 

This is a book with a highly detailed account of people and places in and around North Hill. It deals with the period 1743 to 1946. Primarily it is an account of Methodism but it has large numbers of family names and biographies.

 

A Guide to the Book

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page

features

1

cover

2

flyleaf

3

flyleaf

4

photo of Rilla Mill

5

title page

6

contents

7

index

8

1

The General Story

9

2 & 3

Beginnings of Methodism

10

4 &5

Wesley in Cornwall

11

6 & 7

Digory & Elizabeth Isbell

12

8

Trewint & photo of North Hill

13

9

Botternell

14

10 & 11

Circuit development

15

12 & 13

Trebullett

16

14 & 15

Addicroft & Ventonland

17

16 & 17

Coad's Green & The Pethick Family

18

18 & 19

Bowithick, Polyphant & Trevadlock

19

20 & 21

Rilla Mill, Altarnun, Lanhargy and Botternell

20

22 & 23

Circuit is divided

21

24 & 25

Chapel building

22

26 & 27

Henwood and Cheesewring

23

28 & 29

1930s and WW2

24

30 & 31

Auxiliary Interests

Education and Temperance

25

32 & 33

Personalia

 

This lists many of the members in each of these locations

Trewint & Trelabe

26

34 & 35

Altarnun

27

36 & 37

Botternell

28

38 &39

Battens, Illand, Trebithick, Addicroft, Kersbrook, Trerefters, Tremollett, Stoke in Climsland, Lanargie (sic)

29

40

Lewannick & Launceston Circuit; photos of Trewint, Stoke and Battens

30

41

Coad's Green; photos of Trelabe & John Wesley

31

42 & 43

Coad's Green

32

44 & 45

Coad's Green

33

46 & 47

Coad's Green, North Hill

34

48 & 49

North Hill

35

50 & 51

North Hill, Bathpool

36

52 & 53

Bathpool, Trebullett

37

54 & 55

Trebullett

38

56

Trebullett; photos of Coad's Green, North Hill & Bathpool

39

57

Trebullett, Rilla Mill; photos of Trebullett, Rilla Mill, Altarnun, Trevadlock Cross

40

58 & 59

Trebullett

41

60 & 61

Trebullett

42

62 & 63

Trebullett, Altarnun

43

64 & 65

Altarnun

44

66 & 67

Altarnun & Trevadlock Cross

45

68 & 69

Trevadlock Cross

46

70 & 71

Trevadlock Cross

47

72

Trevadlock Cross, Lanhargy; photos of Lanhargy, Venterdon, Bowithick

48

73

Lanhargy; photos of Polyphant, Henwood, Cheesewring

49

74 & 75

Lanhargy

50

76 & 77

Venterdon

51

78 & 79

Venterdon, Bowithick

52

80 & 81

Bowithick, Polyphant

53

82 & 83

Polyphant, Henwood

54

84 & 85

Cheesewring; Ministers

55

86 & 87

Grave and Gay

Anecdotes

56

88 & 89

Anecdotes

57

90 & 91

Anecdotes

58

92 & 93

Appendices

Bishop's Licence; 1869 Calendar

59

94 & 95

List of Early Classes at all locations

60

96 & 97

List of Minsters

61

98 & 99

List of Ministers; Circuit Stewards and Secretaries

62

100 & 101

Membership returns

63

102

Membership returns; Notes

64

flyleaf

65

flyleaf

66

cover

 

This book was purchased in 1947 by Leslie Ruby and has been provided to us by his son, Brian Ruby.

 

The images at the top of the page show the cover and title page of the book with John Wesley between them.

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