The town of Penryn stands in a sheltered position at the head of the Penryn river. Over the centuries which followed the settlement grew and became an important shipping port for Cornwall’s tin and granite industries, so much so that it became known as the Granite Port. Retaining much of its historic past, including many buildings dating back to the Tudor, Jacobean and Georgian periods, the area has been designated as an important conservation area. Author Ernie Warmington takes you on a nostalgic trip into the past around this beautiful part of Cornwall. This fascinating compilation of images includes old mayors, school children, sports teams, weddings, old MPs, transport, and much more. This intriguing compilation is sure to delight residents and visitors past and present, young and old.