Set in the heart of the village, in the Admiralty Boathouse

The purpose of the archive is to preserve, store and share documents, pictures, film and audio material relating to Newlyn and its people.

The archive was founded in 2009 and moved to its present location in 2017 through the generosity of the Harbour Commisioners. It is a community organisation run by volunteers.

Friends of the archive pay an annual subscription of £5 a year or a life subscription of £100 and play an active part in running open days, staffing the Boathouse, filing and researching archive material.

News & events

Annie Eliza Webb

She modelled for the Newlyn Artists Annie Eliza Webb née Warren found fame as a model for some of the most iconic paintings made by artists from the original Newlyn Colony of Artists. She was born in September 1863 in

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Mary Duncan – Can we find out more?

  We have very little information about the painter Mary Duncan in the Archive and would like to find out more. (1885-1964) She was born in Bromley in 1885 and studied at the Slade and in Paris. She came to

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