Dolly Pentreath

Died aged unknown

Dorothy Pentreath (16 May 1692 [baptised] – 26 December 1777), known as Dolly, was the last known native speaker of the Cornish language. She is also the best-known of the last fluent speakers of Cornish.

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Here lived Dolly Pentreath one of the last speakers of the Cornish language as her native tongue died Dec. 1777

somewhere, Mousehole, United Kingdom where they lived