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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.  

 

June 22 -- Bees swarned.

 

July 26 -- The virgins danced around Knill's Monument.

The wheat harvest commenced in this parish.

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