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Ancestry.com. Devon and Cornwall, England 1859 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: Murray's Handbook for Devon and Cornwall (1859). London, England: John Murray, 1859.

About Devon and Cornwall, England 1859

This database is a traveler's guidebook for the counties of Devon and Cornwall found in southwest England. It describes several routes to travel and things to see along the way. It also discusses the geology, antiquities, and mines in the area, the Cornish language (the original language of the country), and the Duchy of Cornwall as well as the beautiful scenery found in these two areas. This database is a good source for learning what the areas of Devon and Cornwall were like in 1859 (the date of publication).