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In the News (Mon 22 Apr 19)

  
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You are never far from the sea, from historic fishing villages to sophisticated resort towns and over 400 beaches to choose from.
Conquer the challenge of Cornwall's highest peak, Brown Willy on Bodmin Moor or follow the 65 kilometers of the Two Moors Way linking the two National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor.
With more on offer than scones, clotted cream and pasties, Cornwall and Devon are extremely popular for their seafront cafes, specialist restaurants and friendly bistros using local produce fresh from the markets.
www.cornwall-devon.com   (410 words)

  
  Cornwall GenWeb
Cornwall is a royal duchy, settled by act of parliament upon the eldest son of the king.
Cornwall has few branches of manufacture, except such as relate to the smelting and preparation of its metallic ores; there is a carpet-manufactory at Truro; and coarse woollen cloths are made at Truro and Perran-Arwortbal.
Cornwall abounds with rude monuments of its aboriginal inhabitants, much resembling those found in Ireland, Wales, and North Britian, consisting of large unwrought stones placed erect, either singly or in circles, or with others laid across; and barrows and tumull; the numerous circles of erect stones are generally termed Dawns-mén, the stone dance.
www.rootsweb.com /~engcornw   (4687 words)

  
  Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornwall (Cornish: Kernow) is a county in South West England on the peninsula that lies to the west of the River Tamar.
Cornwall's coast is a tale of two halves: the placid estuaries and wooded valleys of its southern seaboard are a massive contrast to the raw, serrated, guttural cliffs of the awesome northern seaboard.
Cornwall borders the county of Devon at the River Tamar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cornwall   (4941 words)

  
 Cornwall, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornwall is also becoming known as a "microcosm of Canada" as it has a large francophone population, a growing immigrant population and is located next to Akwesasne, a Mohawk reservation.
The Cornwall area is in the electoral district of Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry, which is represented by provincial MPP Jim Brownell (Liberal), and federally by MP Guy Lauzon (Conservative).
Cornwall has had a Memorial Cup winning team in the QMJHL (Cornwall Royals), an AHL franchise (Cornwall Aces), and many other defunct senior teams, including the 2006 Quebec Senior AA Hockey League (LHSPAA) Champions, the Cornwall Comets, who are currently looking for a new league to play in.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cornwall,_Ontario   (939 words)

  
 GENUKI: Cornwall
Cornwall is watered by six principal rivers: the Tamar, Lynher, Fowey, Camel (or Alan), Fal and Hayle.
Cornwall is actually a Duchy and the Duke of Cornwall is the Monarch's eldest son, currently His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
The Cornwall County Asylum, for the reception of private patients and pauper lunatics was located in Bodmin.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/Cornwall   (13336 words)

  
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Cornwall is conveniently located 50 miles north of New York City, and just 5 miles north of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, in scenic Eastern Orange County.
Cornwall is situated in the valley formed by the Schunemunk Mountain and the Hudson Highland ridges along the Hudson River.
Cornwall encompasses the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, as well as the historic hamlets of Bethlehem, Mountainville, Salisbury Mills, Canterbury, Meadowbrook, Firthcliff and Idlewild.
www.cornwallnychamberofcommerce.org /forsale.ivnu   (1668 words)

  
 CORNWALL, CONNECTICUT
Cornwall consists of mountains and upland farms surrounding a small central valley, avoided by the first settlers because of its heavy stand of pine, which made land clearing difficult.
During the 19th century, Cornwall was known for its schools, and iron was smelted at Cornwall Bridge and West Cornwall, utilizing local charcoal.
Later on, students were brought from various Indian tribes, including Elias Boudinot, son of a Cherokee chief who married a Cornwall girl, to the consternation of the neighborhood; their son achieved distinction as a colonel in the Civil War.
members.skyweb.net /~channy/CTGuideCorn.html   (1097 words)

  
 The English Administrative County of Cornwall
The County of Cornwall is located in The Far South Western Counties of England, it covers an administrative area of 3,547Km² and in 2001 was home to a population of 499,094 persons, that represents 1.02% of that of England and 0.85% of the population of the entire United Kingdom.
In high summer nowadays, when Cornwall accommodates with great difficulty the hosts of eager holiday-makers who come, chiefly, to explore her incomparable coast, it is odd to recall that for long centuries she was left almost completely to her own devices.
To the stranger from fat, rolling plains of England, Cornwall’s multiplicity of small farms and tiny fields, with their thick, stone hedges, is a source of wonder and surmise.
www.british-towns.net /en/level_2_display_ByL1.asp?GetL1=121   (4497 words)

  
 About CHS
Every person who goes out sabbing in Cornwall are unpaid, and do so out of their own free will for the simple reason that they do not like the thought of a pack of hounds chasing a wild animal to exhausgen and then ripping it open in the name of sport.
Cornwall Hunt Saboteurs are a completly peaceful and lawful group, and always have been.
There are over 140 local hunt saboteur groups all over the UK (Cornwall Hunt Sabs are one of these), all of which are active at least once a week against their local hunts and shoots.
www.cornwallhuntsabs.freeservers.com /about.html   (925 words)

  
 Cornwall hotels, Cornwall guest houses, Cornwall holiday cottages, Cornwall camp sites, places to visit and things to ...
If you are looking for accommodation in Cornwall we have hundreds of graded and inspected establishments for you to choose from, whatever your budget.
You can can also search for things to do in Cornwall, places to go in Cornwall and events in Cornwall to complete your holiday experience, whether you come for short breaks in Cornwall or longer.
If you would like information on gardens in Cornwall or conference venues in Cornwall, we have dedicated websites with all the latest information.
www.cornwalltouristboard.co.uk   (342 words)

  
 BBC - Cornwall
A374 Cornwall - Delays of 15 minutes eastbound at the King Street junction in Torpoint.
Cornwall's Russell Winter enjoys a superb opening heat victory in Scotland.
The £21.5M investment for the wave hub planned off the Cornish coast is approved.
www.bbc.co.uk /cornwall   (109 words)

  
 CORNWALL, CONNECTICUT
Cornwall consists of mountains and upland farms surrounding a small central valley, avoided by the first settlers because of its heavy stand of pine, which made land clearing difficult.
During the 19th century, Cornwall was known for its schools, and iron was smelted at Cornwall Bridge and West Cornwall, utilizing local charcoal.
Later on, students were brought from various Indian tribes, including Elias Boudinot, son of a Cherokee chief who married a Cornwall girl, to the consternation of the neighborhood; their son achieved distinction as a colonel in the Civil War.
www.skyweb.net /~channy/CTGuideCorn.html   (1097 words)

  
 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Cornwall is a very long county, extending 86 miles from the north Devon border to Land`s End, this is compensated for by its breadth, for although it is 46 miles across at its widest point in the east, it narrows steadily as one travels westward - its average width is only about 20 miles.
Cornwall Members` Group arranges guided walks, many aimed at newcomers to birdwatching, throughout Cornwall all year round and holds indoor meetings, mainly in the Truro area, between September and April...
The sanctuary provides care and rehabilitation for wild sick and injured owls within Cornwall, and where possible ensures their safe release back to the wild when they are fully recovered, and if permanently disabled a comfortable home shall be provided in a suitable environment.
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/europe/england_cornwall.html   (2504 words)

  
 Cornwall - Cornish Mines and Mining History in Cornwall
During the late stages of the cooling of the mass of granite that makes up a lot of Cornwall, fissures opened up in the granite when it was still molten, and more hot molten rocks bubbled up through the granite from the earth's interior.
Coal is not native to Cornwall, so it had to be imported, by ship, to keep the engines in steam.
Cornwall and the far west of Devon provided the majority of the United Kingdom's tin, copper and arsenic.
www.cornwall-calling.co.uk /mines.htm   (986 words)

  
 Areas of the County of Cornwall England UK
Cornwall boasts some of the most ancient, picturesque and accessible countryside and sites of interest in the country.
Cornwall is a mecca for relaxation and recreational pursuits for everyone to enjoy.
Cornwall also provides horse riding, canoeing, fishing, sea fishing, golf, biking, hiking, pot-holing, rock climbing, scuba diving, ballooning and even skydiving, to name but a few.
www.connexions.co.uk /areas/index.html   (275 words)

  
 Cornwall Center - Events
As is the custom of the Cornwall Center, the last segment was “Where do we go from here?” In this session the attendees helped the Center devise an action agenda of next steps.
The panels were comprised of policy makers, representatives of community-based organizations, public and private developers, scholars, residents, and representatives from government entities that provide housing and residential services at the local, county, and state levels.
The Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies was host to a full-day conference, The Role of the Village: Community Strategies to Strengthen New Jersey ’s Child Welfare Safety Net.
www.cornwall.rutgers.edu /Events.htm   (1756 words)

  
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There is only one record of this Thomas Cornwall in Connecticut, but two years later, in the records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam, we find an account of the marriage of "Thomas Cornelis, of Hertfordshire, England." This thomas Cornwall joined the English settlement at Gravesend, Long Island, and died there in 1650.
The traditionary statement that William Cornwall was an "officer in the King's body-guard" seems to be confirmed by the early records of Hartford, Connecticut.
Had not the recorder been sufficiently acquainted with William Cornwall's family in England to know how the name should be spelled, he would probably have entered it, as it appears in so many other early records, in the corrupted form Cornell.
members.aol.com /ggilb10335/Cornwall.html   (2401 words)

  
 Into Cornwall, Cycling in Cornwall, Mountain biking in Cornwall, Bike trails, Cycle trails in Cornwall, Bike hire in ...
Cornwall is the ideal place for taking to two wheels and getting away from it all.
Cornwall also offers the opportunity to take guided bike trails, giving you maximum enjoyment and minimum hassle, as experienced guides with local knowledge show you the best of Cornwall's bike trails.
In addition to the off road routes there are also cycle lanes along many of Cornwall's roads linking major towns and places of interest and many of the local councils or cycle shops produce information about scenic cycle routes in their area.
www.intocornwall.com /features/cycling.asp   (694 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Cornwall is to be found on the most south westerly tip of England.
Cornwall's local government: A two-tier local government administration split between Cornwall County Council and the six Districts of Caradon, Carrick, Kerrier, Penwith, Restormel and the lion's share of North Cornwall bar the two Devon parishes of North Petherwin and Werrington.
The spine of the county - the watershed - is in the north, with the principal rivers - the Tamar and the Fowey, the Fal and the Helford - running to the south coast.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/cornwall.html   (1425 words)

  
 Cornwall (United Kingdom)
Cornwall was among the Celtic nations the closest to Brittany in several aspects.
Given that tin mining was Cornwall's main industry (the original Cornish national toast and motto was 'Kober, Sten ha Pesk', or 'Copper, Tin and Fish', referring to the three core occupations of Cornish life), it is unsurprising that the patron saint of tinners should also become the patron saint of the country.
Cornwall became Christian through the efforts of Irish missionaries whose names are found in placenames throughout the country: Gwinear, Breage, St Erth, Merther, St Ives, and so on.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gb-corn.html   (2184 words)

  
 Cornwall Genealogy
The surname Cornwall is a place name taken from the south-westernmost county of England.
Capt. John Cornwall, of the British Army, fell in the storming of Ticonderoga under Abercrombie in 1758.
John was the son of William Cornwall, and the grandson of Eli Cornwall.
www.kc.net /~dthomas2/cornwell/corngen.htm   (821 words)

  
 Cornwall, Pennsylvania PA, borough profile (Lebanon County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Cornwall is a borough in Lebanon County, in the Lebanon metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cornwall was $27,904, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Cornwall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $793.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=13786   (525 words)

  
 Cornwall Holidays - visitor attractions, gardens, theme parks
One of its most famous old landmarks is St Michaels Mount reached by foot at low tide, otherwise by boat, both the castle and the gardens are well worth a visit.
Cornwall’s newest attraction is The Eden Project which will interest visitors of all ages but the choice is endless.
The Gardens of Cornwall link does not justify either the variety or beauty, these need to be explored for yourself.
www.carbisbayholidays.co.uk /html/places_of_interest.html   (182 words)

  
 Cornwall, Vermont VT, town profile (Addison County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cornwall was $26,902, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Cornwall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575.
The average commute time for Cornwall workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=25108   (437 words)

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