Why St Ives?

St Ives situated in the South West of England is a Jewell in Cornwall's Tourism Industry.

The livelihood of people in St Ives was dominated by the harbour, which was a very important port especially around the 1830s. Fishing, Tin mining export and even the import of Draught Guinness provided St Ives locals with an income. With the decline and the non-existence of some of these industries new methods of employment had to be found.

As I was going to St Ives
I met a man with seven wives
And every wife had seven sacks
And every sack had seven cats
And every cat had seven kits
Kits, cats, sacks, wives
How many were going to St Ives?

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