10th Century list of Cornish Saints (Olsen and Padel) St. Goran,and St Memai and St Ita = St Meva and St Issey.

  • 1086 Langoran and Bodrugan in Domesday Book
  • 1269 Advowson of St. Goran granted to Glasney College by Phillip. de Bodrugan. Appropriated 1271.
  • 1259 Bishop Bronscombe spends one night at Bodrugan during peregrination of churches in Cornwall
  • 1270 Seine Fishery in Gorran - ref. one of the earliest in the country
  • 1313 Fishery at the hamlet of Porthilly recorded
  • 1329 Advowson of Mevagissey granted to Glasney by Otto de Bodnigan to establish a Bodrugan chantry
  • 1470 Construction of first quay at Mevagissey by Trewolla family, Lords Of the Manor of Treleaven
  • 1487 Henry de Bodrugan deprived of his estates in Cornwall. Flees abroad.
  • 1588 Court case. Portheast fishermen in dispute with the Edgcumbes, Lords of The Manor of Bodrugan over payments of Head or 'Cate' fish.. Interpreters required for some of the fishermen
  • 1626 Mevagissey Independents. Some of the earliest Dissenters in the country.
  • 1753 John Wesley's first visit to Mevagissey. 'Can any good be done in Mevagissey?'
  • 1774 Mevagissey quays repaired and enlarged
  • 1806 Water Guard established
  • 1810 Preventive Boat at Gorran Haven
  • 1815 Preventive Service established at Mevagissey
  • 1821 New Quay at Gorran Haven. Only lasts 10 years
  • 1824 Collapse of Ball's Bank, Mevagissey.
  • 1830 Riots on Mevagissey quay over Corn exports
  • 1849 Cholera at Mevagissey
  • 1889 New outer quays constructed at Mevagissey. Damaged in Great Blizzard 1891 and repaired 1897
  • 1899 New quay built at Gorran Haven by Squire Williams of Caerhays (No quay had existed there since 1830)