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1822 | The people at Hayle called out the Yeoman Cavalry for trading in copper-ore at 4s. per ton

1822

May 14. — The Captains of the colliers trading to this 
port, Hayle and Portreath, formed a combination not 
to carry copper-ore for less than 5s. per ton, or to sell 
coals from Wales for less than 50s. per way (16s. 8d. 
per ton). 

May 20. — The sailors at Hayle dismantled Captain 
Sargeant's vessel for trading in copper-ore at 4s. per 
ton, on which account the people at Hayle called out 
the Yeoman Cavalry. 

1824 November 10 | Some houses on the beach were unroofed, windows broken, and cellar-doors forced open by the violence of the w

1824 November 10 -- Wind N.E., a very heavy gale, with a tremendous sea ; damage to shipping trivial, but some houses on the beach were unroofed, windows broken, and cellar-doors forced open by the violence of the waves. The sea broke at intervals into the churchyard, the graves were levelled, and two head-stones washed down.

1826 | The schooner Polmanter began to load alongside St. Ives Quay the first cargo of copper-ore ever shipped from this port

1826

April 12. — The L Ocean ran on shore on the Eastern 
Spits, and filled with water; crew saved. The pilot, 
Richard Grenfell, received an injury. 

April 13. — The L! Ocean discharged 100 tons logwood 
into Hayle barges. Her repairs at St. Ives, previous 
to her loss, cost £1,249 17s. 6d. The wreck has been 
sold for £205. 

 

May 12 --The schooner Polmanter began to load alongside St. 
Ives Quay the first cargo of copper-ore ever shipped 
from this port direct from a mine. This cargo is from 
Wheal Trenwith. 
 
May 27. — Mackerel selling 3d. each ; butter in Pen- 
zance market io^d, and beef 7d. per pound ; barley 16s., 
wheat 27s., potatoes us. per bushel.  

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