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  • Cornwall - Main Page

    Cornwall Historic County of England. Related Projects Cornish People People Connected to Cornwall Cornwall Famous People Cornish History Historical Cornwall Historic Buildings of Cornwall Cornish Resources Cornwall - Bastardy Bonds and Inmates Cornwall Genealogical Resources

  • Historical Cornwall

    Historical Cornwall History of the County of Cornwall - England Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Cornwall, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of ...

  • Cornish Settlement in South Australia

    Cornish settlement in South Australia Cornish are sometimes described as one of the six Celtic Nations. They form part of the worldwide Cornish diaspora, which also includes large numbers of people in the US, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico and many Latin American countries. Australians originating from Cornwall are thought to make up around 4.3 per cent of the Australian population...

  • Cornish settlement in Queensland

    Cornish settlement in Queensland Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting grou...

  • Cornish settlement in Victoria

    Cornish settlement in Victoria Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting groups...

  • Cornish settlement in Tasmania

    Cornish settlement in Tasmania Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting groups...

  • Cornish settlement in New South Wales

    Cornish settlement in New South Wales Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting...

  • Cornish People

    Cornish people or Cornish (Cornish: Kernowyon) are an ethnic group associated with Cornwall, in the south west of Great Britain, administered as part of England, and a recognised national minority in the United Kingdom. The Cornish thus represent a distinct ethnic group within the UK, which can trace its roots to the ancient Britons who inhabited southern and central Great Britain before the Ro...

  • Cornish in Colorado

    This project will gather information about people who were born in Cornwall and who died in Colorado. Cornwall is one of the Celtic nations. Many Cornish people came to Colorado during the mining boom. They were called "Cousin Jack" or "Cousin Jenny". Featured Profiles Levinia Champion 1837–1912 Subject of the Book No Wealth for Levinia John Johns 1839–1876 Killed in the N...

  • Tresillian House, Cornwall, England

    Tresillian House, Cornwall, England Tresillian House is a country house in the parish of Summercourt, Cornwall, to the northeast of St Newlyn East, off the A3058 road, northeast of Newquay, Cornwall, England. It became a Grade II listed building on 30 May 1967. It is most associated with the Bennet family historically; John Bennet, Curate of Antony was once owner of the house and in 1837 it w...

  • Manor of Alverton, Cornwall, England

    Manor of Alverton, Cornwall, Engalnd= The Manor of Alverton was a former manorial estate located in the hundred of Penwith, west Cornwall, England, UK.===History===The first historical details of the manor were recorded in the Domesday book which stated that before the Norman conquest the manor was owned by a Saxon lord known as Alward.[1] There were 3 hides of land but Alward had paid tax only...

  • Heligan Estate, Cornwall, England

    Heligan Estate, Cornwall, England Heligan (meaning "willows" in Cornish) is first recorded in the 12th century.[1] The estate was bought by Sampson Tremayne in 1659.[2] Heligan House was built by William Tremayne in 1603 in Jacobean style,[2] but only the basement of that house remains. The house was substantially rebuilt in 1692 by Sir John Tremayne (1647–1694) in William and Mary sty...

  • Launceton Castle, Cornwall, England

    Launceston Castle, Cornwall, England Launceston Castle (Cornish: Kastell Lannstefan) is located in the town of Launceston, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Early history The castle is a Norman motte and bailey castle raised by Robert, Count of Mortain, half-brother of William the Conqueror shortly after the Norman conquest, possibly as early as 1067. Others attribute its foundation to B...

  • Restormel Castle, Cornwall, England

    Restormel Castle, Cornwall, England Restormel Castle (Cornish: Kastel Rostorrmel)[1] lies by the River Fowey near Lostwithiel in Cornwall, England, UK. It is one of the four chief Norman castles of Cornwall, the others being Launceston, Tintagel and Trematon. The castle is notable for its perfectly circular design. Although once a luxurious residence to the Earl of Cornwall, the castle became...

  • Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, England

    Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, England Tintagel Castle ( Cornish: Dintagel, meaning "fort of the constriction") is a medieval fortification located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island, adjacent to the village of Tintagel in Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom. The site was possibly occupied in the Romano-British period, as an array of artefacts dating to this period have been found on the pe...

  • Notable Cornish Americans

    C John Marshall Clemens 1798–1847 F Edie Falco G George St. Leger Grenfell 1808–1868 Edward Burd Grubb, Jr. 1841–1913 Edward Burd Grubb, Sr. 1810–1867 Henry Bates Grubb 1774–1823 Ignatius Cooper Grubb 1841–1927 Margaret Grubb 1907–1963 Nathaniel Grubb 1693–1760

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  • Notable Cornish Canadians

    G Wilfred Grenfell 1865–1940 L Arthur Lobb 1871–1928 R Robert Terrill Rundle 1811–1896 Y James Yeo 1789–1868 John Yeo 1837–1924 Wikipedia Cornish Canadian Canadian people of Cornish descent

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  • Cornish Miners

    This project will gather information about Cornishmen who mined metals and minerals like copper, kaolinite, and tin. Young Cornishwomen who worked at the mine surface may be added to the Bal Maidens project. Featured Profiles William Carbines 1893–1912 Second Class Passenger on the RMS Titanic Richard Trevithick 1771–1833 Developer of the First High-Pressure Steam Engine ...

  • British Mine workers (non-coal)

    British Mine workers (non-coal) Pictured right Wealden Iron Ore Pits For British Coal Miners please go to: Mining has occurred in Great Britain since approximately 2700 BC. A diverse range of minerals has been extracted by underground mining, ranging from industrial minerals such as limestone through to precious metals like gold. Plans, sections and shaft information exist, recording many...

  • Notable Cornish Chileans

    C Enrique Cood 1826–1888 S Edmundo Searle 1893–1982 Wikipedia Chilean people of Cornish descent

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  • Notable Cornish Pitcairn Islanders

    C Betty Christian Brenda Christian Gerard Christian 1870–1919 Ivan Christian 1919–1991 John Lorenzo Christian 1895–1984 Tom Christian 1935–2013 Warren Clive Christian 1914–2003 M Matthew Edmond McCoy 1868–1929 Q Arthur Quintal I Arthur Quintal II 1816–1902

  • Notable Cornish New Zealanders

    B Hector Bolitho 1897–1974 Henry Braddon 1863–1955 C William Colenso 1811–1899 T Edward Robert Tregear 1846–1931 W George Marsden Waterhouse 1824–1906 Wikipedia New Zealand people of Cornish descent

  • Notable Cornish Australians

    B Thomas Blamey 1884–1951 John Langdon Bonython 1848–1939 John Langdon Bonython 1905–1992 John Lavington Bonython 1875–1960 Edward Braddon Henry Braddon 1863–1955 C Joseph Edmund Carne 1855–1922 Benjamin Carvosso 1789–1854 D Don Dunstan 1926–1999 E John Earle 1865–1932 F John Pascoe Fa...

  • No Wealth for Levinia

    Levinia Perry arrived in Mountain City, Colorado Territory, from Cornwall, England, on September 21, 1863. The day she stepped off the stagecoach, she married her sweetheart Hugh Champion, who had waited for her for two long years. This book, authored by her granddaughter Amy Hoskin Hill and adapted by the author's grandson Dennis Mayfield, tells the true story of Levinia's struggles in the m...