People

Here are just a few examples of notable figures from the harbour’s past

 

Mabel Lucie Attwell, Artist, 1879 – 1964

Mary Bryant, Convict, born 1765

The Butson family, Shipbuilders, 1839 – 1875

Mary Hicks Hayes, Shipowner and Manager, 1840-1907

Sir Charles Augustin Hanson, Baronet, 1846 – 1922

John Edward Hocken, Sailmaker, 1851 – 1912

Jenifer Jago, Apple Thief, 1774 – 1866

Robert Jeffrey, Marooned Seaman, 1789 – 1820

Daphne du Maurier, Writer, 1907 – 1989

Sally Menear, Coal Heaver, 1812 -1875

The Michaelstow/Mixtow Family, Pirates, 14th to 15th Centuries

John Whitehead Peard, Soldier, 1811 – 1880

Hugh Peter, Puritan, 1598 – 1660

Sir Arthur Quiller Couch, Writer, 1863 – 1944

The Rashleigh Family of Menabilly

Philip Rashleigh, FRS, Mineralogist and Antiquary, 1729–1811

Thomas Slade, Master Mariner and Harbour Master, 1837 – 1917

Fanny Stephens, Postmistress, born 1839

Charles Toms, Boatbuilder, 1891 – 1946

Charles Ebenezer Treffry,  High Sheriff, 1842 – 1924

Joseph Thomas (Austen) Treffry, Industrialist, 1782 – 1850

Leo Walmsley, Author, 1892 – 1966

John Wolcot, Satirist, 1738 – 1819

William Wyatt, Innkeeper, d.1812

Frederick Joseph Yates, Artist, 1922 – 2008