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  Truro, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Truro is the shire town of Colchester County and is located on the south side of the Salmon River floodplain, close to the river's discharge point into the eastern end of Cobequid Bay.
Today Truro is known as the "Hub of Nova Scotia" as it is located at the junction between the Canadian National Railway, running between Halifax and Montreal, and the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway, running between Truro and Sydney.
The Salmon River running along Truro's northern boundary is renowned for the natural occurrence of a tidal bore, one of the largest in North America, and a direct result of the power of the tides of the Bay of Fundy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Truro,_Nova_Scotia   (386 words)

 TRURO - LoveToKnow Article on TRURO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lord Truro was the uncle of JAMES PLAISTED WILDE, BARON PENZANCE (1816-1899), who was appointed a baron of the court of exchequer in 1860, and was judge of the court of probate and divorce from 1863 to 1872.
TRURO, the chief town of Colchester county, Nova Scotia, on the Salmon river, near the head of Cobequid Bay, 61 m.
TRURO, an episcopal city and municipal borough in the Truro parliamentary division of Cornwall, England, n m.
11.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TR/TRURO.htm   (2634 words)

 Truro - historic characterisation for regeneration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Truro is a major employment centre with a strong emphasis on the public sector; the largest employers are the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall County Council, Carrick District Council and Truro College.
Truro has developed around the confluence of two minor rivers, the Kenwyn and the Allen, both of which rise on Cornwall’s central ‘spine’ to the north; a small stream descends the valley side from the east to join the Allen close to the point at which the rivers merge.
The river valleys form a moderately steep sided bowl surrounding the city on the north, east and west, opening to the drowned valley of the Truro River to the south.
www.historic-cornwall.org.uk /towns/truro/truro.htm   (1621 words)

 Truro Cornwall - Cornwall Online's Truro pages
Truro was not only a 'stannary' town, however; it was an important river port with the advantage of being well away from the sea and thus well away from marauding invaders.
Truro also had the right to send two members to Parliament, a right that was also held by five other towns within an eight mile radius.
Truro was greatly involved in the Civil War and in 1642 raised a sizeable force to fight for the King.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /carrick/truro.htm   (2419 words)

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It may here be mentioned that while the French inhabitants of Truro were hunted by the British soldiers as the partridge on the mount, some of them fled for a hiding place, and encamped in the woods up the Salmon River, in a deep valley of the brook that Mr.
He was one of the first company that came to Truro in the fall of the year 1759, and came again with their families in the Spring of the year 1760.
And it may here be observed that the first funeral that was held in Truro (except it might have been at the very early settlement of the place) without the use of spirituous liquor, was the funeral of the late Ebenezer Archibald, which took place August 10th, 1829.
www.rootsweb.com /~canwgw/archives/ns/colcbook.txt   (21373 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Truro
Truro, city and port in Cornwall, south-western England.
It is situated on the River Truro at the head of the estuary of the River Fal.
Truro Cathedral, Anglican cathedral that dominates the city of Truro, Cornwall.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Truro.html   (99 words)

 History of Truro, MA
Truro was greatly bereaved by the gale of October, 1841.
In 1827 a new church edifice was erected at Truro village, southwest of the old meeting house, and in which the present distinctive Congregational society worships and claims to be a continuation of the old.
The valley and banks of the Pamet river, Indian neck, and Longnook are considered within the limits of the village, and constitute an arca of several square miles of hills and downs, traversed by sandy, winding roads.
history.rays-place.com /ma/truro.htm   (8247 words)

 Falmouth & South West Cornwall
Hidden away past the turning to the King Harry Ferry, which connects the Truro side of the Fal River with the Roseland Peninsula is the village of Feock, on of the most attractive hamlets in Cornwall.
Truro is also home to the newly refurbished Royal Cornwall Museum and Art Gallery, where visitors can follow the story of Cornwall from the Stone Age to the present day.
The Helford River, immortalised by Daphne du Maurier in her romantic novel Frenchman's Creek, presents an entirely different landscape to the rest of the Lizard, and indeed from the rest of Cornwall.
www.destination-cornwall.co.uk /falmsw.htm   (2913 words)

 Car Hire Truro UK from car rentals.co.uk
Situated in southwestern Cornwall along the Truro River, Truro is a bustling tourist town that has something for everyone.
From the picturesque Georgian streets and scenic rivers to a magnificent Victorian cathedral, Truro is an ideal place to explore this beautiful area of Cornwall.
Truro has a rail station where there are direct hourly trains to and from London Paddington station (duration 5 hours), the town is also easily accessible by car via the A390 from the south coast, or the A39 which branches of the A30 from London.
www.carrentals.co.uk /car-hire/truro-guide.html   (345 words)

 Descendants of John Field
John (Garin) was living in Truro up to 1805 at the time of his death.
The first land transaction was from John to a James Bulmer in 1794, there were at least five other transactions in the Truro area up until his death in 1805, where he still had around 900 acres in his name at the time of his death in August 1805.
The family lost touch with him soon after this and later found out he had moved to the Cranbrook, BC area and prospected until about 1930, then was a cooks helper in various logging camps until his retirement in 1937.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~davison/field.htm   (3627 words)

 Boppard Online - Twin Towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The town of Ome lies on the upper reaches of the Tama river and at the south-east edge of the Okuchichibu National Park.
Truro - probably derived from Tri-veru (the three rivers) or Tre-ru (castles on the river) - grew in the shadow of a Norman castle.
In Truro, there is a carpet and wool factory, an iron forge, tanners, potters and a tin smelting work.
www.boppard.de /2001/html/partners_engl.htm   (1082 words)

 lemon street gallery - Kurt Jackson, The Cornish Estuary
Cornwall is defined by its boundaries, being almost an island with the sea all around and the River Tamar separating it from the rest of Britain.
This mighty river is largely estuarine itself and from the Cornish border following the coast either way down you will cross a number of other tidal rivers until you reach the most westerly estuary of all, nearest to the tip of Cornwall –; the Hayle River.
River Tamar, Lynher River, Looe River, River Fowey, Truro River, Tresillian River, River Fal, Helford, Hayle River, Gannel, River Camel; not a huge number but each with its own distinctive character and history.
www.lemonstreetgallery.co.uk /exhibitions/kurt-oct-04.htm   (295 words)

 Freshwater Website: Water Modelling (Mathematical modelling)
Hydro development on the upper Peace River in the late 1960s altered the hydraulic flow regime affecting the Delta, and the plant and animal life that had become dependent upon frequent flooding was threatened.
The Environment Canada ONE-D model is employed operationally on the lower Fraser River for the simulation of flow in a tidal-affected regions where flow reversals temporarily occur in several reaches.
The North and Salmon rivers, during storm events, carry flood discharges down steep gradients to their confluence in the Town of Truro.
www.ec.gc.ca /water/en/manage/model/e_math.htm   (1382 words)

 Truro City UK Cornwall - hotels, bed and breakfast
Truro Golf Course - Picturesque course in a natural parkland setting provides a challenging par 66.
Trelissick - nr Feock, This tranquil National Trust garden and estate is renowned for its glorious position at the head of Carrick Roads.
Truro, the cathedral and the Clay Pits of St Austell
www.chycor.co.uk /truro_truro.htm   (431 words)

 Early Settlement On St. Mary's River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
David was married to Jennet Taylor, a sister of Robert and William, and had eight sons and three daughters, all born in Truro.
James Fisher of Truro (who was married to Margaret, a sister of David McKeen), settled in St. Mary's in 1805 with his sons William, John and David.
His sons David and William erected "a sawmill and grist mill at the head of the Tide on St. Mary's River which have answered the purpose intended with good effect though, your petitioner has sustained considerable loss by the former".
museum.gov.ns.ca /sv/history/blakeley/_1_6.html   (860 words)

 The Fal Estuary and Area
Penryn was once a bustling port dating back to the 14th Century handling cargoes of granite, tin and coal, whilst Truro at the head of the River Fal has been a port in its right since 1170, and even today continues to attract coastal vessels up to 85m in length right up to the City.
The winding character of the Fal is a result of it being a drowned river valley, submerged by a rapid rise in sea level after the last ice age.
Because the Helford River is sheltered, its marine wildlife also flourishes with the rich supply of nutrients carried by the tide, The whole river is designated a Voluntary Marine Conservation Area, and the local community are very active in its management.
www.destination-cornwall.co.uk /Portfal.htm   (1907 words)

 Riverhouse - selfcatering holiday cottage in Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It can be found on a tidal reach of the River Fal in the village of St. Clement less than two miles from the city of Truro, deep in the heart of Cornwall.
The view from the garden and indeed from almost every room in the house is across the ever-changing river to the unspoilt oak forest on the southern bank.
With no other man-made structure in sight, your peace is assured and in case you should want to become part of the view yourself a rowing boat is available for your use.
www.riverhouse-cornwall.co.uk   (439 words)

 Cornwall gazetteer gt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On the River Fal, which used to be navigable up to Tregony, limestone and coal were imported and hides exported.
Truro prospered as a port in the middle ages, but mine waste and silt gradually clogged up the River Truro, and the town declined in the late 17th century.
All the westward turnpikes led to Truro, and in 1859 the railway added new life to the town.
www.cornwall-calling.co.uk /gazetter/gt.htm   (679 words)

 Helpful Holidays: Holiday cottages in Cornwalls Med
The river-wide creek leads into the Helford River, and beside it a lane to lovely Glendurgan and Trebah Gardens and Helford Passage (sandy beach, good pub, boat hire) where pedestrian ferry to exquisite Helford village (nice pub).
It looks across the mouth of the Percuil River (a sheltered yacht anchorage) to the green fields round St. Anthony Head, and over Falmouth Bay to Falmouth and the mouth of the Helford River.
Truro (Cornwall’s capital, cathedral, sophisticated shops, culture, but quite small), and the beginning of wooded creek Cornwall, 14 miles, while behind St Austell rise the extraordinary, spectacular china clay ‘mountains’, enclosing villages that produce some of Cornwall’s best brass bands.
www.helpfulholidays.com /region.asp?regionref=S   (1376 words)

 Truro holiday cottages & self catering holiday accommodation directory
If you can't find a suitable holiday cottage or self catering villa or apartment in Truro, or would like to rent a holiday cottage outside Truro you can Browse holiday cottages by city/town to find holiday cottages or other self catering accommodation in cities, towns or villages near Truro.
These two beautifully converted barns are peaceful and secluded with views of farmland on a 350 acre sheep, beef and arable farm, but well away from the farm buildings in a hidden sun trap position.
This recently converted barn is filled with charm and is situated in the hamlet of Crowsmeneggus, in a wooded valley near the village of Frogpool.
www.britinfo.net /cottages/TDGMS15000.htm   (687 words)

 620 Tidal Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Truro sub-basin is filled with outwash sands and gravels carried from the north and east that form a plain elevated to 18 m above sea level; this plain is now dissected by streams.
Major rivers (such as the Shubenacadie, Salmon, Chiganois, and North) and several smaller streams influence seawater chemistry in the estuary at the head of Cobequid Bay.
Glenholme - glacial gravel overlying Triassic sandstone in the river terrace
museum.gov.ns.ca /mnh/nature/nhns2/600/620.htm   (1512 words)

 TRURO CRICKET CLUB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Truro is the Capital of the Duchy of Cornwall.
The Cricket Club is situated at Boscawen Park beside the Truro River and must be one of the most picturesque grounds in Cornwall.
Truro Cricket Club is extremely grateful for the support it has received in its appeal for sponsorship this season.
www.trurocc.org   (494 words)

 Self catering Holiday Accommodation in Cornwall - River View, Kea near Truro
The atmosphere of Coombe will take you back to a quiet and more peaceful time, and we recommend local walks, boating on the river and barbecues on the terrace, which overlooks the river.
The house is close to the King Harry Ferry giving access to the sandy coves of the Roseland Peninsula, and the Cornish mainland is narrow at this point making the North coast surfing beaches easy to reach.
We have a 14 ft river rowing boat seen here moored at a nearby beauty spot which is available for use in the summer months, at your own risk.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /riverview-kea/Welcome.html   (303 words)

 Truro, NS - Local businesses and web pages - copyright
Truro Raceway, 73 Ryland Ave, Truro, NS, B2N 2V5, 902-893-8075
Truro Heights Irving Rstrnt, Highway 102, Truro, NS, B2N 5N2, 902-897-0333
Truro Centre Ltd, 162 Esplanade St, Truro, NS, B2N 2K3, 902-897-0700
www.iconvillage.com /TruroNS.html   (2458 words)

 Properties || 881 - Sunny Corner House, Truro
The charm of colour washed walls, beamed ceilings and slate floors are inherent in the character of traditionally furnished rooms where river views are an added feature.
Upstairs all the bedrooms have river views while the master en-suite ground floor bedroom leads onto a paved patio bounded from the water by a low wall, which leads onto the quayside and slipway (children must be supervised at all times).
Lying betwixt Truro and Malpas, lovely walks, pleasure boat rides, a park, tennis courts, excellent restaurants and inns, shops and a theatre are all close by.
www.cornishcottageholidays.co.uk /propdetail.asp?propref=881   (316 words)

 The Falmouth Oyster Fishery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The oyster fishery is still managed under rules which restrict the season, days and hours of fishing effort, and prohibit the use of power, whilst restricting the size of oysters which may be moved from their natural beds.
It is to be hoped that the recent debacle, with South West Water discharging sewage into the river-mouth, off St. Mawes, does not result in the loss of the fishery due to the oyster beds becoming smothered in fine "purified" sewage.
We have been requested to call attention to the practice where oyster dredgers in the Falmouth harbour have lately adopted of taking the seeds or spawn to the great detriment of the fishery in future years.
www.falmouthmaritime.co.uk /id63.htm   (2368 words)

 Central Nova Scotia.com! - Tide Times and Weather Information
Tidal Bores occur when tide water entering a river or stream is compacted and forced into narrower and shallower waters.
This causes the tide water to build on itself until it forms into a wave flowing over the outgoing water.
It appears to reverse the flow of water that empties into the bay and can even affect rivers and streams that are quite far inland.
www.centralnovascotia.com /tides.asp   (204 words)

 River Fal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The River Fal is canoeable from Tregony Bridge (GR 922 448) to Ruan Lanihorne (Sett Bridge - GR 887 423) approx 4km with a B.C.U. local access agreement in place all year round..
From Falmouth and the Carrick Roads: Truro, Tresillian and Ruan Lanihorne can only be reached with the tide and care should be taken not to be stranded on the very soft mud exposed by the falling tide.
On the Truro River, Malpas can be reached at any state of the tide, Truro itself only at high tide.
www.bcusouthwest.org.uk /access/fal.htm   (281 words)

 Cranstar Leisure Group - Cornwall Cruisng on the Fal.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From your excellent vantage point, the grandeur of the scenic RIVER FAL will enfold before you.
We then enter the Truro River and on to MALPAS or TRURO as the tide permits.
One of the options for the visitor on this scenic cruise is to disembark and enjoy a few hours exploring TRURO, Cornwall's only city, and return on a later sailing.
www.cranstar.co.uk /falboat.htm   (215 words)

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