John Worth esquire of Penryn, builds a new and impressive granite mansion at Tremough, surrounded by a deer park.
John Wesley co-founder of Methodism visits Penryn for the first time.
New Street, Penryn is made to improve access to the quays.
Following transportation from Nova Scotia, 250 French nationals, known as Acadians arrive in Penryn. Housed in barns at Kergillack farm as ‘prisoners of war,’ many die of smallpox and 73 are buried in unmarked graves in St Gluvias churchyard.
Acadians Set Sail
Surviving Acadians sail to Morlaix in Brittany, on the La Fauvette.
The Freemasons Lodge
The first Freemasons Lodge meets in Penryn at the King’s Arms Hotel.
Methodist Meeting House
A Methodist meeting house is built in Chapel Lane, Penryn.