Retired Charlestown fisherman can’t afford to live in his fishing village sets record straight with new book

Retired Charlestown fisherman Lyndon Allen believes there has been so much rubbish written about his beloved village,,, A commercial fisherman for 36 years, the 56-year-old has been researching the history of Charlestown for the best part of four decades. Charlestown-Time and Tide (A History of Charlestown) is, as the title suggests, a history of the town from its humble beginnings as a fishing village known as Polmear to the holiday destination it has become today. Mr Allen said he has seen the town evolve since it was sold off to whoever could afford it in 1986 when it in 1986 when, as a privately owned single estate, it was broken up into lots. >click to read< 11:12

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