St Just in Penwith

Welcome to the St Just & Pendeen Old Cornwall Society webpages. We also have a Facebook page with our latest news and posts. 

We meet at 7.30pm on the second Tuesday of the month  (unless otherwise indicated below) at the Age Concern Centre, 7 Fore Street, St Just, TR19 7LJ.

Our annual subscription fee is £10 per person, with a £2 fee for non-members per meeting.


President: Mr Paul Leggo (Tel: 01736 360535)

Vice President: Mrs Gillian Hocking     

Vice President: Mr Doug Luxford

Secretary: Dr John Riley (Email:

Assistant Secretary: Mrs Julie Towers

Treasurer: Mr Bryan Cuddy

Librarian and Website: Mrs Mary King


Assistant Recorder: Ms Maggi Livingstone

Dialect Recorder: Mr Justas Hattam 01736 786103

St Just & Pendeen OCS [Banner]

Founded: 1959

Colours: Blue & Silver

Programme 2023-2024


Friday 8th September: CRYING THE NECK

Tues, 12th September: Carolyn Kennett FRAS – Ancient Astronomical Alignments in West Penwith

Tues, 10th October: Richard Cockram on The Tidal Observatory at Newlyn

Friday, 3rd November: CANON TAYLOR LECTURE: Prof Michelle Brown on Celtic Christianity in West Cornwall

Tues, 14th November: Memorial to Jenny and Sylvenus Trevains

Tues 12th December: Christmas Party


January: - Xmas Lunch

Tues, 9th Jan: Julie Towers on 'The role of women in the history of West Penwith'

Tues, 13th February: AGM

12th March: Geoff Treseder on 'Cornish Tin Working through the Ages'

9th April: David Thomas on “Treasures of Kresen Kernow”

14th May: James Kitto, on “The Cornwall Ancient Sites Protection Network”

11th June: Rod Beer on “A Life in Education in Cornwall'