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  Camborne - Cornwall
Camborne reached the peak of its prosperity in the mid 1880s.
Camborne never again enjoyed the prosperity of its boom years, but you can still see many of the fine buildings and institutions from this era.
Camborne was a prosperous boom town in the nineteenth century, due to the tin mining industry.
www.cornwalls.co.uk /Camborne   (689 words)

  
 About Camborne
Camborne (Cornish: Kammbronn, 'Crooked Hill') is located in the far west of Cornwall, UK, and was once one of the richest mining areas in the world.
Camborne reached the peak of its prosperity in the mid nineteenth century.
The highly regarded Camborne School of Mines was founded in Camborne in 1882, originally in the centre of the town and later, on the Campus of Cornwall College, Pool.
www.rogerj.co.uk /About_Camborne.htm   (1804 words)

  
 Redruth Cornwall - Cornwall Online (Redruth pages)
Camborne as a `town' is a comparatively recent construction.
Much of the town's growth is associated with the mining boom during the first half of the 19th century, and before this time Camborne Churchtown was a hamlet surrounded by moorland.
The original approach road to Camborne was at Tuckingmill, where travellers had to follow an indirect route via Treswithian to reach the hamlet.
www.heartofcornwall.com /pages/camborne.htm   (373 words)

  
 GENUKI: Camborne
Camborne became pre-eminent in the training of mining engineers; the Camborne School of Mines continues with this task into the 21st century.
Camborne Strays found in Devon in the 1861 Census are available on-line.
Camborne Strays found in Lancashire in the 1871 Census are available on-line.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/Cornwall/Camborne   (2233 words)

  
 Camborne History
The margin of this old Lake Ontario reached almost to Camborne and we see evidence of it on top of what is now known as Behan's Hill where the ancient waves cut into the hillside and left a boulder-strewn beach which forms a part of similar beaches extending to Toronto and beyond.
Most of Camborne's early settlers came from either Ireland or England with a scattering of Scotch folk sprinkled in to sort of leaven the whole mass.
Yet in spite of the hard work and trouble, the pioneers of Camborne and Glourourim lived happy lives and in many cases lived to a ripe old age comparing favorably with the life-span of today.
www.ontariogenealogy.com /Northumberland/camborneglourourim.html   (3074 words)

  
 Camborne Rugby Football Club @ Cornwall Connect
Camborne Rugby Football Club was formed in 1878, only 14 years after the first recorded rugby match, (between Blackheath and Richmond) and 7 years after the formation of the Rugby Football Union.
Miners from the Camborne area found themselves in demand all around the world as a result of their expertise and it is no surprise that they seized the opportunity to preach the rugby gospel during their travels.
Camborne Colts of the present, and past celebrated fifty years of rugby in 1998.
www.chycor.co.uk /business/camborne-rfc/index.htm   (324 words)

  
 Camborne Natural Slate
Camborne Slate own the mine in Brazil that the Natural slate is produced from.
Camborne Slate ship the Brazilian Natural slate over to the UK Via Docks in Liverpool from there it is distributed all over the UK.
In terms of price, we have designed Camborne® ridge tiles to be very competitive when compared to clay and GRC alternatives.
www.camborneslate.com   (173 words)

  
 Camborne Chamber of Commerce
Camborne has a great heritage having been in the forefront of mining in Cornwall for many years.
With decline in the mining industry we are now seeing significant investment to regenerate the town for the 21st century- to make it a leader in the retail sector.
There are over 70 members in our Camborne Chamber and we meet on the first Thursday of every month at 7.30pm in the Lowenac Hotel.
www.camborne-tc.gov.uk /coc.htm   (273 words)

  
 CAMBORNE - LoveToKnow Article on CAMBORNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It lies on the northward slope of the central elevation of the county, and is in the neighborhood of some of the most productive tin and copper mines.
Camborne (Cambron, Camron) formed a portion of the extensive manor of Tehidy, which at the time of the Domesday Survey was held by the earl of Mortain and subsequently by the Dunstanville and Basset families.
Camborne was the scene of the scientific labors of Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), the engineer, born in the neighboring parish of Illogan, and of William Bickford, the inventor of the safety-fuse, a native of Camborne.
www.1911ency.org /C/CA/CAMBORNE.htm   (1071 words)

  
 Hotels in Camborne Cornwall accommodation - Camborne hotels accommodation in Cornwall UK
The Camborne hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Camborne.
Camborne is an excellent base for visiting the beautiful scenery of the north coast and the Lizard Peninsula.
The last tin mine closed a few years ago but the Camborne School of Mines is still a thriving educational establishment in the town.
www.kayukay.co.uk /cambornehotels.html   (414 words)

  
 About Camborne, Cornwall
Camborne began to grow into a town during the mining boom in Cornwall during the first half of the 19th Century.
Camborne was saved from complete collapse by Dolcoath Mine, which was deeper and more productive than any other mine in Cornwall.
Camborne is home to the famous Camborne School of Mines.
www.clarew.freeserve.co.uk /Camborne.htm   (404 words)

  
 Camborne Trevithick Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Camborne Trevithick-Day is an annual day of celebration for the town of Camborne in Cornwall, United Kingdom, on the last Saturday in April
Camborne is justly proud of Trevithick, and his contribution towards the technology that we take for granted today.
Camborne Trevithick-Day was established in 1983, and the community event has quickly become an important part of the Cornish calendar, attracting some 25,000 to 30,000 visitors.
www.trevithick-day.org.uk   (1344 words)

  
 Restaurants in Camborne - Cornwall
Camborne Tandoori opened in November 2005 serving top-notch Indian cuisine.
Friendly local just a short hop from Camborne college the ale is well known and well kept.
Camborne's local bar, with a comfortable environment in which to relax and enjoy.
www.eatoutcornwall.com /restaurants-in/camborne   (202 words)

  
 BBC Cornwall - Nature - Camborne History
Camborne is located in the Kerrier district of Cornwall and is well signposted and easily accessible from the A30.
Rail: Camborne is accessible from London and the North with its station on Cornwall's main branch line.
Bus: The bus station is situated in the town and is served by local buses in addition to national coaches from London and the Midlands.
www.bbc.co.uk /cornwall/uncovered/stories/august2004/walk_through_time/index.shtml   (242 words)

  
 Camborne & Redruth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The members of the Camborne and the Redruth Councils were taken for rides on the trams on the 1.10.02, and the B.O.T. Inspector made his formal inspection on 25.10.02; passing the whole tramway for use, except for a recommendation on slipper brakes.
An Agreement was made on 24.10.10 with the County Council, to relay the tramway by the original contractors and the track to be laid on new foundations, with Macadam inside and outside the rails at a higher level for 2,800 yards.
On 16th January 1926, a 13-year old part-time parcel boy, son of one of the Inspectors, was injured near Camborne by a motor cyclist, as he alighted as a passenger, and died from his injuries.
www.swehs.co.uk /docs/tram03.html   (3290 words)

  
 Camborne Travel guide - Camborne Vacation Reviews and Hotel Reviews - Camborne Vacation Planner - Cosmotourist - next ...
Camborne is best known as a centre for the former Cornish tin and copper mining industry, having its working heyday during the later 18th and early 19th centuries.
Camborne is also notable as the home of Richard Trevithick, the miner's son who's work in high pressure steam boilers led to one of the worlds first locomotive engines.
Despite a poor reputation as a depressed region throughout much of Cornwall, Camborne, Pool and Redruth are at the centre of a £150 million redevelopment scheme which hopes to reverse decades of social-economic decline in this former industrial heartland of Cornwall.
www.cosmotourist.com /travel/d/i/331770/t/europe/united-kingdom/cornwall/camborne   (653 words)

  
 Camborne Venues, Conference Meeting Rooms, Team Building, Room Hire, Accommodation, Coach, Car & Limousine Hire ...
Camborne Venue finding and Meeting Room Hire Sourcing the right venue or meeting room at the right price can be a daunting task, that's where we excel.
Camborne Limousine Hire Want to travel in style we have over 600 American stretch Limousine companies available across the UK including companies that cover the Camborne area.
Camborne Chauffeur Car Hire Need a chauffeur driven vehicle in or around Camborne then contact our transport teams to get the best deal around, we have over 700 chauffeur car companies around the UK including Camborne.
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 Destination Guide for Camborne : Enjoy England
The countryside surrounding Camborne is attractive with country restaurants, farm tours and a number of tourist attractions.
Nearby the Camborne School of Mines attracts students from all over the world and is a living reminder of the area’s importance to the mining industry.
To the north of Camborne lies Tehidy Country Park, a network of footpaths, cycle trails and picnic areas set amongst a wooded lakeland landscape.
www.enjoyengland.com /destinations/find/south-west/cornwall/camborne.aspx   (234 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Camborne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Memoir of John Dunstone: Of Camborne, in Cornwall, who was blind for forty-four years, till his death in 1856 by John Budge (Unknown Binding - 1857)
The polity of Wesleyan Methodism exhibited and defended, or, An historical review of the rise, progress, and present state of the government of that religious...
Roberts of Camborne vicinity of Cornwall, England by Mary J Dunstan (Unknown Binding - 1985)
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 Camborne property to rent, room mates, Camborne flat or house to share or rent - Free to view and advertise
Camborne property to rent, room mates, Camborne flat or house to share or rent - Free to view and advertise
Either view adverts for Camborne rooms wanted and to let and contact Camborne roommates or flatmates or advertise your room or Camborne flat share, house share, student house share, Camborne shared accommodation or Camborne commercial property to let.
If you are relocating to Camborne as an executive or a professional with a family, or a student finding somewhere for the first time.Whoever you are if you want somewhere to rent in Camborne - advertise with us.
www.letalife.com /property_adverts/camborne_cornwall_property_to_let.asp   (524 words)

  
 Cornish Folk Songs
I also learned to sing and to drink in Camborne, in fact at the same time.
The Camborne mob, wasting no opportunity to bring her down to her level, reminded her of her origins and suggested that she could not, even in her newly exalted state, bring herself (or afford?) to buy a new pair of stockings.
There is no evidence that the scurrilous suggestion in the fourth verse, always sung in Camborne but rarely printed, is true.
www.brycchancarey.com /places/cornwall/songs.htm   (1020 words)

  
 Cornish Pirates how to get to Camborne rugby ground
Leave the A30 Westbound at the ‘Camborne West’ junction, take the first left, and left again at the roundabout into Camborne.
Carry straight on for approx ¼ a mile, turn right into Coronation Road (bungalows), opposite and before the Fire Station to be seen on the left, and then right when you reach Cranberry Road.
Truronian Buses Camborne Helston - Lizard - Truro / St Austell Station
www.cornish-pirates.com /camborne_travel.htm   (364 words)

  
 Camborne.index.html
Until the mining boom towards the end of the 18th century, which saw the Camborne and Redruth district become the richest mining area in the world at that time, Camborne was just a village.
The town of Camborne is surrounded by numerous mine workings; it comprises several uniform streets which were filled with miners' cottages.
The growth caused the parish to be spilt and three new parishes were created from Camborne to serve this boom: Tucking Mill in 1845, Treslothan also in 1845, and Penponds in 1854.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~camborneopc   (316 words)

  
 Camborne in general - Destinations National Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Camborne is a small town in West Cornwall and to those who don't know where it is I tend to decribe it as being inland between Newquay and Penzance.
The tin mines have all ceased to work and now they are there for ornamental value, but for those who live in Camborne tin mining is still a strong part of their heritage and some still hope it will resurrect in the future.
For those interested in history Camborne is well worth a visit.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /destinations-national/camborne-in-general   (234 words)

  
 LondonTown.com | Camborne Road Guide | Camborne Road London, TW6, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Camborne Road is located in the borough of Hillingdon
The nearest underground station to Camborne Road is 'Heathrow Terminals 123 ' which is about 7 minutes to the East.
Offering a nice break from the usual sofas and oyster bars, this attempts to create the feel of a private members club in an airport.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/camborne_road_01f.html   (421 words)

  
 CAMBORNE - Online Information article about CAMBORNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Camborne (Cambron, Camron) formed a portion of the extensive See also:
1130-C. William Bickford, the inventor of the safety-fuse, a native of Camborne.
Three fairs on the feasts of St Martin and St See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAL_CAR/CAMBORNE.html   (598 words)

  
 Camborne Information Online - Nightlife in and around Camborne, UK
If you are looking for information on how to get around we have details of Train times and ticket bookings, Coach times and ticket bookings plus a list of UK Maps to help you find where you are going.
If you have any news or information related to Camborne or would like an article to be published in Camborne Information Online, fill in a simple form or send it to us and we will do the rest.
Camborne Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Camborne.
www.britinfo.net /fp-K-AQP.htm   (266 words)

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