‘Tywardreath Priory : The House on the Strand’
by Roger Smith
Once dominant in the affairs of Fowey and much of Mid-Cornwall, Tywardreath Priory was closed in 1536 and disappeared from sight and memory. Daphne du Maurier was so intrigued that she based her successful novel, The House on the Strand on this intriguing medieval foundation.
‘Graham & Graham: Fowey brothers in law’
by Eileen Scholes
For the last quarter of Victoria’s reign and most of the 20th century, the town’s principal solicitors, three generations of one family, were party to most of the important decisions taken in Fowey. But why, back in 1885, did the firm’s founder give up his successful London practice to move to Cornwall? And how did he manage so quickly to lay the foundations of a legal dynasty that would reach into almost every corner of Fowey’s business for close on 100 years?
‘D Day’ by Roddy de Normann
Details yet to be supplied by the speaker
AGM and Talk ‘A Stroll through Mevagissey’
by Gordon Kane followed by a cream tea.
Free to members