Place:Mousehole, Cornwall, England

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NameMousehole
Alt namesPorthynyssource: Wikipedia
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.083°N 5.54°W
Located inCornwall, England
See alsoPaul, Cornwall, Englandparish in which it is located until 1934
Penzance, Cornwall, Englandcivil parish of which it is now a part
Penwith Hundred, Cornwall, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Mousehole (Cornish: Porthenys) is a village and fishing port in Cornwall, England. It is situated approximately 2 1⁄2 miles (4.0 km) south of Penzance on the shore of Mount's Bay. An islet called St Clement's Isle lies 400 yards offshore from the harbour entrance.

Since 1934 the village is in the civil parish of Penzance. Prior to 1934 it was part of the civil parish and urban district of Paul.


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