The Zimapanners








This is a list of all the reference material obtained or consulted for the purposes of compiling this website publication.  

Abstract of the Title of Mrs Daisy May Aberdeen to freehold property known as Zimapan Villa, Tregullow, Scorrier, Redruth in the County of Cornwall. 1944
. Peter, Bray & Willis, Solicitors, Redruth.

Abstract of the Title of Barclays Bank Limited to freehold property called Tolgullow in the Parish of Gwennap in the County of Cornwall. 1952. Coulter, Hancock & Trewhella, Solicitors, Truro.

Abstract of Totals, Aug 1871, in the Enumeration Book for the 'Hospital School & Infirmary' in Romney Road, Greenwich, doc. RG 10761, 1871 England Census, consulted at The National Archive, Kew, Surrey.

  1. British Phone Books 1880-1984.
  2. Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900.
  3. The England Census 1841 to 1901.
  4., in association with TNA.
  5. England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Indexes 1837-1983.
  6. Post Office Directory for 1851.
  7. United States Federal Census 1850.
  8. UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878-1960.
  9. White's Directory of 1848.
  10. National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1861-1941.
  11. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  12. The 13th Census of the United States Population, 1910, Silver Bow, Montana. 

Armienta, M.A., R. Rodriguez and O. Cruz. 1997. Arsenic content in hair of people exposed to natural arsenic polluted groundwater at Zimapán, Mexico. Bull. environ. Contam. Toxicol., 59, 583-589.

Bennett, T.S. 1997. Mining Activity Search for Zimapan House, Tregullow, Redruth, Cornwall; Cornwall Consultants, Redruth, Cornwall, Charles Booth Online Archive, churches; Theistic Church.

Burges, Guy, photograph of the painting of Witham House, Witham, Essex, from the Pattisson Collection, published in Youth & Revolution in the 1790s by Corfield & Evans, 1996., for description of sea pies.

Conubian, 31-7-1919, Obituary of Charles Rule Williams.

Conveyance of 'Zimapan Villa'. 1978. DM-DLDM—See, Land Registry, Plymouth, official copy with title plan [Zimapan House].

Conybeare, Florence Annie. 1908. Woman's Suffrage: Some Objections Answered, University of Toronto, Canada; digitised version of an article originally published in The Commonwealth and Empire Review, Vol XIV, by McMillan & Co, London.

Corfield, P.J., and C. Evans. 1996. Youth and Revolution in the 1790s, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd.

Corfield, P.J. 1997. Reputation & Loss in a Victorian Family: The Pattissons of Witham in 1859, a report commissioned by John Harmer Pattisson.

Cornish Post And Mining News, The, newspaper article dated 26 March 1903, about the 'Mountain Memories' paper given by Charles Rule Williams.

Cornwall County Council. 2005. Historic Environment Service, Cornwall Industrial Settlements Initiative, Report no. 2005RO37, re: Goonvrea Manor and Tredrea Manor., the history of Cornish mining.

Cornwall Online Census. 1861-1891.

Dibben, Nigel. 2009. Derbyshire Caving Club (DCC), Mining in Devon & Cornwall.

Crawford, Elizabeth. 1999. The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide 1866-1928, UCL Press.

Dines, H.G. 1956. The recovery of arsenic and wolfram from spoil heaps in Scorrier-Redruth area in The metalliferous mining region of south-west England, HMSO Publications, London.

Dartford Chronicle. 1916. Mrs C.A.V. Conybeare's obituary. Definitions of land terms in 2008 conveyance.

Embrey, P.G., and R.F. Symes. 1987. Minerals of Cornwall and Devon.

Four Burrow Hunt website. 2009. Stephen William Williams (Italy); George Percival Williams; history of 4BH; photo gallery link.

Garcia, A., M.A. Armienta and O. Cruz. 1999. Sources, distribution and fate of arsenic along the Tolimán River, Birmingham workshop.

Greenwich Hospital School. 1872. Boys—Discipline and Welfare (former ref. 604). RHS— boy's welfare, treats, etc. ADM 169/19, consulted at the National Archive, Kew, Surrey, England. 13 Aug 1889. Questions in Parliament regarding Conybeare's health whilst in prison.

Hughes-Hughes, W.O. 1886. The Register of Tonbridge School, 1820-1886.

Identity & Passport Office, General Register Office (GRO), Southport, Lancashire, England; copies of BMD certificates.

Indenture of 'Tregullow Offices'. 1902. Conveyance in fee of hereditaments at 'Tregullus' [ed. note spelling], Gwennap, Cornwall. The Conybeares sold the property to Charles Rule Williams. 2009. The 'Chapman Codes'.

JewishGen website of databases, research tools and other resources for tracing Jewish ancestry and family members. Isaac Seligman's burial.

Kelly's Directories. Various years.

Lundy, Darryl. 2009. The Comprehensive site covering the peerage of Britain and the royal families of Europe. Includes some members of the famous Williams (mining) family.

Land Registry. 2010. Flood Risk Indicator, an assessment based on flood risk data supplied by the Environment Agency.

Mills, Joseph, and P. Annear. 2003. The Book of St Day, 'The Towne of Trynyte', publ. by CBI Bath.

Mr Punch's Parliamentary Portrait Gallery. 1889. MPs in session; cartoon of Charles A.V. Conybeare drawn by Harry Furniss.

National Maritime Museum website. 2009. Arrival; summer routine at Greenwich Hospital School in 1870.

New York Times. 1911. Leopold Seligman's obituary.

Pattisson Pedigree, The. A bound folio album containing genealogical data on the Pattisson and Luard families, loaned by John Harmer Pattisson in 2010.

PortCities website (London) 2009; Royal Hospital for Seamen, Greenwich: A Refuge for All.

Porteus, Geoff. 1981. Yesterday's Town: Dartford. Brief references to Florence Conybeare (Oakfield Park; Liberal Party supporter; Woman's Suffrage; girls club; social work).

Rees, Gethyn. 1998. Dartford and the Great War. References to Florence Annie Conybeare's fund-raising during WWI.

Register of Electors. 1921-1930. Camborne/Falmouth constituency, Gwennap, St Day, County Records Office, Truro, Cornwall; Walter Parsons Thomas living at Zimapan.

Report of the Committee on the Greenwich Hospital School. 1870. Admission and Discharge of Boys into the Navy, ADM 169/25, consulted at The National Archive, Kew, Surrey, England.

Schwartz, Sharron P., (i) Creating the Cult of 'Cousin Jack': Cornish Miners in Latin America 1812-1848, and the Development of an International Labour Market, Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter, 1999. (ii) The Cornish in Latin America, 1999, which contains some emigration data on Charles Rule Williams and a note about his Mountain Memories lecture.

Skyte (née Ephraim) T.R., and H. Skyte. 2009. Our Family, on the rijo-research-de website. The Seligman Family.

St Day Parish Council, for the link to their St Day Parish Plan', which contains a brief history of St Day that was adapted for this website; minutes of Parish Council Meeting, 8 Sep 2008, re: 'travellers'.

St Day's Parish Registers. 1919-1953. Burials.

Washington Post. 1917. 'A Rank Outsider's Chance in the Wall Street Game', by James B. Morrow. Isaac Newton Seligman and the Seligman banking company.

The West Briton & Cornwall Advertiser. 1887. (i) Examination of a bankrupt, Conybeare's involvement, (ii) report on the Home Rule (for Ireland) Meeting in Helston, (iii) various mining issues. 2008 (Oct). Article about 'travellers' at Zimapan and visitors' comments.

Time Magazine. 1949. For the Kill; a libel case brought by George Percival Williams.

Times Online. 1882 & 1903. (i) Report of the Conybeare v. Yates libel case (1882) and (ii) obituary of Sir William R. Williams (1903).

TNA (The National Archive), Kew, Surrey: currency converter.

Todd, A.C. 2000. The Search for Silver, Cornish Miners in Mexico, 1824-1947, Cornish Hillside Publications, St Austell, Cornwall.

Turner, H.D.T. 1980. The Royal Hospital School Greenwich, publ. Phillimore. In the Caird Library, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, Kent. Life at the RHSG (Greenwich Hospital School) and photo of 'block ship'.

UNESCO. 2010. A Brief Description of Cornwall & Devon Mining Landscape on its World Heritage Centre website.

University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections Department, The James McNeill Whistler Correspondence, on the website.

University of Southampton, Palmerston Papers Database (MS 180), Papers of the United Jewish Friendly Society, 1912-80. 2009. Some data on the Williams family of Caerhays and Burncoose.

Who's Who & Who Was Who. 2009. Oxford University Press, online edition.

Who's Who of British MPs. 1978. A biographical dictionary of the House of Commons, Vol II (1886-1918).

Zimapan conveyances. 2008 & 2009. Land Registry, Plymouth Office, Titles Numbers: CL258974 and CL267824, respectively. Extracts of titles and title plans.