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Caption for Launceston, Square And War Memorial C1922: The premises of W V Dunn's East Cornwall Grocery Stores (left) are now occupied by the Paxman Pharmacy, but the spot is still known as Dunn's Corner.

An extract from Launceston Town and City Memories.

Memories of Launceston

My family roots reach back to launcestone in the 1790, 1848, 1880. My ancestors even further back all christened in that church. In 1892, my grandfather came north to work in the mines of Yorkshire at the age of twelve (the good old days).

My family tree starts with Thomas and Mary Anne Newton who immigrated from England in 1830 aboard the ship 'John Craig'. Thomas occupation was a candlemaker. Their daughter Alice was my great great grandmother. Alice first married John Phillips and upon his death c1855 married a convict, (...Read full memory)

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