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Posts In: Cornish Heritage

The Cornish and Mining in New South Wales

August 12, 2013

Join Chris Dunkerley, Secretary for the Cornish Association of NSW as he reveals the history behind the Cornish in New South Wales and the search for gold.

School of Rock: Camborne School of Mines

August 7, 2013

Discover the history behind the Camborne School of Mines, from its formation in 1888 to its current status as a thriving institution of mining and geology

Port Navas Oysters

August 1, 2013

Discover the story behind the Port Navas Oystermen and Stuart Hodges; a man who packed oysters faster than the eye could follow.

The Great Families of Cornwall: the Edgcumbes

July 25, 2013

Do you have a great Cornish surname? Join myCornwall contributor Megan Westley as she takes a walk through time with the Edgcumbes of North Cornwall

Lake’s Pottery: One Of The Oldest Working Potteries In Cornwall

July 25, 2013

Join Sue Bradbury as she investigates the story behind one of Cornwall’s oldest working potteries, Lake’s Pottery.

A History of Cornish Village Heredsfoot

July 25, 2013

Discover the Cornish village of Herodsfoot as myCornwall contributor Pete London explores the history and present day features behind this quaint village.

Wheal Martyn water wheel

The China Clay Industry: Wheal Martyn

July 24, 2013

Fun and education are the names of the game at the Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park.

Cycling along the old mineral tramways

Cornwall’s Mineral Tramways

July 24, 2013

Cycle, walk, run or ride along Cornwall’s beautiful mineral tramways. Coastal, inland or coast to coast

Mousehole Harbour

A History of Mousehole

July 23, 2013

Visit Mousehole’s narrow streets, picturesque harbour with myCornwall editor Mark Pugh.

Stunning Coast views

Scenic Connections: The Cornish Railway

July 23, 2013

Explore one of Europe’s most unique coastline and inland areas by train with Pete London as he travels across Cornwall.