Penzance, Cornwall

Humphrey Davy (1778-1829) was born here: there is a statue of him in the main street: Market Jew Street [F. Greenaway, Chemistry Background Book: Humphrey Davy, Nuffield Foundation, London, 1966; p.2 is a photo].

See < href=https://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/humphry-davy-statue-penzance-3792.htm target=_blank>THIS LINK


To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK


Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK