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Christmas lights overlooking Newlyn Harbour.<br />
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One of the earliest indications that Newlyn was involved with fishing is in a reference to a payment it made to the Duchy of Cornwall in 1337, its year of formation, when they received annual payments from fishing ports.<br />
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Steeped in history, Newlyn has grown up around the fishing industry and, despite the current pressures, remains a strong and proud community, supplying livelihoods to many who are fiercely loyal to their profession.