In this beautiful, verdant cemetery, John Harris' grave sits in a sunny postion with a few larger trees nearby.  A 'Cornish' theme painted stone would seem appropriate, or a bunch of flowers grown in Cornwall (when available) or white or red roses, wrapped with wet oasis for longer freshness. 

John Harris


7th January 1884 - Treslothan Churchyard

John was born and grew up in a cottage at Bolenowe, near Carn Brea.  After working as a miner, he had some of his poetry published and in later life worked as a Scripture reader in Falmouth. 

His most famous poem is 'A story of Carn Brea', published in 1863.  More information about his life, his poetry, and how to join the John Harris Society, can be found at: