Robyn Raxworthy

Robyn Raxworthy

Research supervision
Caitlin DeSilvey
Garry Tregidga

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Robyn Raxworthy


I am a PhD student within the Geography department working under the supervision of Caitlin DeSilvey. My PhD focuses on the heritage of the clay mining industry in Cornwall, and the ways in which this heritage has been collected and archived.

Research interests

  • Identity and the role of community archives
  • Museum and archive studies
  • Public history
  • China Clay mining in Cornwall


2013 MA Museums and Galleries in Education (Institute of Education, University of London)
2012 BA (Hons) Archaeology (University of Exeter)


2014-2015 Visitor Reception Assistant, National Trust
2013-2014 Heritage Intern, South Somerset District Council