The Silvanus Trevail Society

"To remember the man ....

.... and his work"

  Silvanus in middle age


Silvanus Trevail in middle age

Trevail's first chapel - Mt Charles nr St Austell - 
designed when he was just 21 years old. 


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Silvanus Trevail book cover

Also there's the award winning book by STS members Hazel Harradence & Ronald Perry:

"Silvanus Trevail - Cornish Architect & Entrepreneur".

Click on the cover image for more details from the publisher ... and a Special Offer. 



"Trevail book wins Cornish Book Award" - click here for the story





Sketch of the Carbis Bay Hotel, near St Ives, c 1894 


Events Diary 2014


Saturday 24th May 

Annual General Meeting
2.30 pm at the Memorial Institute, Churchtown, Luxulyan followed by a talk by Dr James Whetter on the architect John Campbell. Cream Tea to follow - 2.50pp

Saturday 21st June 

Trevail Family Photo Albums & Archive Material
at the Memorial Institute, Churchtown, Luxulyan
A chance to see this material before it is donated to the County Record Office. Cream Tea to follow - 2.50pp

Thursday 26th June 
Sunday 29th

"Luxulyan Remembers" 
Luxulyan Church, times of opening TBA - contact Hazel
An exhibition concerning the 200+ men from the Parish who served in the Great War
Donations to Luxulyan Church. Refreshments available. 

Sunday 7th September

Lunch at the Headland Hotel, Newquay  
Meet 12.30 for 1.00pm lunch. Hotel needs to know numbers in advance so please contact Ann on 01872 271362 if you will be partaking.

As the Society is being put into Limbo at the end of the year, this is likely to be the last ever meeting of the Society so don't miss it !

Non-members are most welcome on all STS visits and tours
but please let us know of your intention to take part 
in case changes have to be made 

Please note that the Society cannot be held responsible for any accident or mishap
 resulting from participation in any of our events.


For more information
 please call Hazel Harradence on (01726) 851 158 
E-mail the society webmaster at :  sts[at]




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About Silvanus Trevail and the Society's Aims


Society E-mail/Webmaster:  sts[at]



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