At 22:22 29/03/05 +0100, Rick Stewart wrote:
>To say the least Mr Gregory appears to have
>been a colourful character, at least if Tamar valley folklore is to be
He was still there in the early '70s and featured in a number of articles
in regional newspapers. See the Western Morning News 18 Feb. 1972, which
included a good photo of Gregory, and 22 July 1972. There was a certain
optimism regarding the revival of mining in the south-west of England at
that time, encouraging a number of characters like Gregory to promote
renewed interest in long abandoned mines.
Dr Peter Claughton,
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