Hitchins, Fortescue / Drew, Samuel
The History of Cornwall: From the Earliest Records and Traditions to the Present Time, Vol. 2; London, 1824
William Penaluna, London, 1824
A fascination guide to Cornwall from the viewpoint of two authors from the Regency period. The book comes in two volumes and covers the history of Cornwall in about 1400 pages. It also contains many useful tables (i.e about parishes or the produce of mines) and contains some plates. You can read it online here: https://archive.org/stream/historycornwall00drewgoog#page/n12/mode/2up.
I used the book for checking some details for my post “Writers Travel Guide: Anna-Maria Hunt and the Rescue of Lanhydrock House”.
Balleine, George Reginald (Author) / Syvret, M. (Editor) / Stevens, J. (Editor)
Balleine’s History of Jersey
Phillimore & Co Ltd. 1981
Balleine’s History of Jersey is still the standard reference on the history of Jersey. The book covers the history of Jersey until the 1950s. The Romantic Age is covered by 2 chapters.
I used the book to write my post “Writer’s Travel Guide: The Jersey Connection”.
Theislandwiki is a historical encyclopaedias devoted to Guernsey and Jersey. The project started in 2010 and has become the best source about the Channel Island on the web.
I checked some details for my post “Writer’s Travel Guide: The Jersey Connection” at the website.