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  GENUKI: Truro
Truro was also the chief coinage town of the county and much tin raised in the county was shipped from its quays.
Truro was formally granted the status of a city in the early part of the 20th Century.
The Cornwall Family History Society is the Genealogical Society for the county; it was formed in 1976 to assist its members in tracing their Cornish family history.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/Cornwall/Truro   (2056 words)

 truro, tourist guide, city of truro, cornwall
Truro is the the only city in the county of Cornwall.
Truro is located in the centre of Cornwall.
The name Truro is thought to mean 'three rivers' in reference to the Kenwyn, the Allen and the now tiny Glasteinan.
www.magicplants.co.uk /cornwall/truro.html   (233 words)

 Views of Cornwall England Photos - Pictures Of Truro Cornwall
Truro dates back to the 13th century when Henry the II built a castle on the site of the current Courts Of Justice, it continued to grow especially during the peak of mining in the county when ore was taken to the then town to be taxed, sold and finally shipped elsewhere.
Truro became a city in 1877 when Queen Victoria gave it city status, shortly after this construction of the cathedral began and was completed some 30 years later.
Truro is host to the largest museum in Cornwall “The Royal Cornwall Museum” which has a whole host of different collections.
www.viewsofcornwall.com /viewphotoplace/10   (380 words)

 Restaurants in Truro - Cornwall
Truro’s coolest cats will be welcome all day long, 7 days a week, for breakfast, great coffee and cakes, lunch, drinks and lavishly laidback dining.
Serving the Truro faithful great pizza and pasta for years now Piero's is a well known local trattoria that is popular lunch and dinners.
Probably the biggest splash in the Truro dining pond, the restaurant is sublime with fantastic interiors, groovy staff, a wicked bar and Modern Fusion Cuisine.
www.eatoutcornwall.com /restaurants-in/truro   (1071 words)

 Property for Sale in Truro, Cornwall - Harveys Estate Agents, Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Truro remains a prosperous Cathedral city, home to the County Council, District Council, Crown Court, Regional Hospital etc. The range of shops is extremely comprehensive and the best in the county with a large number of national retailers represented.
Truro is set in a valley amidst beautiful unspoiled countryside at the head of the Truro River, which leads into the Carrick Roads and on into the Fal Estuary.
Truro rose to prominence during the 14th century and 400 years later was the undisputed social centre of Cornwall, containing townhouses belonging to some of the county's leading families.
www.harveys-on-line.com /property/1321.asp   (1482 words)

 Truro Cornwall - Cornwall Online's Truro pages
Situated halfway along the length of Cornwall and mid-way between the country's north and south coasts, the city of Truro stands in a strategic position and one that has led to its development as Cornwall's centre of administration and its more recent growth as a touring and holiday centre.
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 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   (2328 words)

 SEVENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Eliza HOBBS was born on 3 Nov 1801 in Truro, Cornwall.
Betty HOBBS was born on 14 Jul 1804 in Truro, Cornwall.
Matthew Courtenay I HOBBS was born on 10 Feb 1808 in Truro, Cornwall.
www.familyorigins.com /users/t/h/a/Alan--Thatcher/FAMO1-0001/d16.htm   (384 words)

 About Truro, Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Truro is the only city in Cornwall and is an inland port that was important for the exporting of Tin.
"Truro" is thought to mean "three rivers" which refers to the location of the city on the rivers, Kenwyn, Allen and what is now known as the river Truro.
Truro first came into existence in the 12th century when a castle was built on what is now the Courts of Justice.
www.clarew.freeserve.co.uk /Truro.htm   (304 words)

 Truro Cornwall UK - information on the City of Truro - Cornwall UK
Truro is the archetypal County Town - elegant and charming with an air of distinction.
Indeed, Truro is never lacking in entertainment, the streets are a stage for colourful and sometimes zany buskers who perform anything from mime to magic and fire eating.
Truro houses the Royal Cornwall Museum where visitors can soak up the history of Cornwall from the Stone Age to the present day.
www.connexions.co.uk /areas/html/truro.html   (345 words)

 Great Scenic Railways of Devon and Cornwall
Truro, Cornwall's cathedral city, is resplendent with its Georgian architecture, winding narrow streets, specialist shops and Royal Cornwall Museum.
Flambards Triple Theme Park is one of Cornwall's most popular attractions and open most days from April to November (call 01326 564093 for details), whilst the Lizard Peninsula offers breathtaking views, excellent walking opportunities as well as being the most southerly point of mainland Britain.
Once in Falmouth, for those wishing to return to Truro after sampling the delights of Cornwall's busiest port, many options are available from frequent direct buses and trains to a pleasant river cruise.
www.carfreedaysout.com /carfree/trurocf.htm   (370 words)

 Research Study Group: Sites:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Cornwall County Emergency Centre located in the basement of County Hall in Truro on the south side of Treyew Road, the city ring road.
The standby generator remains intact and in use at one end of the corridor while the current emergency centre is accessed through a door at the far end passing the re-used rooms en route.
Austell, Truro's emergency centre is still maintained in a state of readiness taking part in regular local and regional exercises.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/sites/t/truro/index.html   (382 words)

 The Official Truro Hospital Radio Website
Truro Hospital Radio's primary aim is to relieve the boredom and stress of patients at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall by providing a lively mix of music, chat and features 24-Hours a day.
Truro Hospital Radio Chairman, Mark Sanders and Publicity Manager Becky Gallimore meet with Alex Parks after the first gig of her UK Tour
Truro Hospital Radio to officially open new disabled accessible studio Read more...
www.trurohospitalradio.org   (191 words)

 Destination Guide for Truro : Enjoy England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Truro, Cornwall’s cathedral city, is the commercial and administrative centre of the county and the main shopping centre of West Cornwall.
During the late 18th century, Truro was celebrated for its splendid architecture and today the city’s famous Lemon Street, lined with handsome symmetrical buildings in glowing Bath stone, is still considered to be one of the finest examples of a surviving Georgian street in England.
Climb aboard a ferryboat from Truro’s town quay to Falmouth, a truly magical journey along one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the country.
www.enjoyengland.com /where/destinations/south-west/cornwall/truro.aspx   (227 words)

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Polperro is located on the soutch coast of Cornwall 5.5m to the east of Fowey.
Antony is a small village near to Torpoint, at the eastern end of Cornwall.
A magnificent Hotel in the Heart of Truro close to all amenities, central to explore this Beautiful County.
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 Summer Valley Touring Park, Shortlanesend, Truro @ Cornwall Connect
Our site is 2.5 miles from Truro, 1.5 miles from the A30 arterial road and is perfectly positioned as a base for visiting all of Cornwall's many attractions both indoor and out.
If travelling from Truro take the B3284 signposted Perranporth and the site is two and a half miles out of Truro just through Shortlanesend on the left hand side.
After 1 mile at Allet bear left towards Truro and the site is half a mile on the right hand side of the road and is clearly signposted.
www.chycor.co.uk /camping/summer-valley/index.htm   (517 words)

 Models, Model Agency Truro Cornwall UK - Impact Model Agency
Impact Model Agency is based in Truro, Cornwall, UK and provides models of all ages and sizes both male and female for professional photographic assignments and photographic shoots including photographic models, glamour models, fashion
Cornwall is one of the UK’s most beautiful counties with excellent and diverse locations for Photography, photo shoots and TV and Film work.
As principal choreographer and owner of the Cornwall Dance Centre, Juliet's knowledge of modelling and her background in dance enables models from Impact to benefit from training for catwalk modelling and similar assignments.
www.impact-models.co.uk   (652 words)

 Truro in Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
THE delightful city of Truro has a wonderful mix of historic buildings, pretty parks and gardens and a bustling centre which is dominated by the honey coloured spires of the cathedral.
As the premier shopping centre of West Cornwall the city is home to all the usual High Street names but there is also a host of smaller individual shops including antiques and junk shops, second-hand book shops, boutiques and gift shops.
The Royal Cornwall Museum and Art Gallery plays host to touring national and international exhibitions as well as displaying a collection of works by Constable, Lowry and the Newlyn School of artists.
www.resortvisitor.info /cornwall/truro.htm   (615 words)

 Chacewater Cornwall England TR4 UK
Chacewater is a small village between Truro and Redruth surrounded by old tin mines.
Chacewater in Cornwall in the centre of the tin mining area provides hospitality,...
Chacewater in Cornwall in the centre of the tin mining area provides hospitality, entertainment accommodation and is a thriving community with excellent
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 Truro Choral Society
It is the largest choral society in Cornwall, currently with a membership of 110, and performs the major choral works, as well as contemporary works, including a number of premieres.
In 1997 the society was invited to participate in the gala opening concert in the Hall for Cornwall, performing Orff's Carmina Burana, under the baton of Sir David Willcocks.
He has been the Musical Director of Truro Choral Society since 1994, and is now TCS´s longest-serving MD. Previous engagements have included those of Chorus Master for Duchy Opera (still the longest-serving Chorus Master, to date!) and MD of The Duchy Singers.
www.trurochoralsociety.co.uk   (740 words)

 Truro bookshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Truro Bookshop is situated 300 yards from the railway station towards the city centre.
Truro Bookshop is truly unique with 20,000 titles filling the foyer of the museum building.
If you can’t make it to Cornwall, the Truro Bookshop will always welcome your call on 01872 272185, fax on 01872 225032 or e-mail Trurobookshop@eudoramail.com.
www.cornwallbooks.com /trurobookshop/default.asp   (262 words)

 Truro Cornwall's Capital City, with a beautiful cathedral
Today Truro is still a thriving retail, commercial and cultural centre.
On the east side of the Square the Hall for Cornwall attracts hundreds of thousands of theatre-goers each year to see performances as wide ranging as ballet, to rock and pop to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Enterprise Boats run daily seasonal pleasure boat trips (depending on the tide from Town Quay, Truro) or from Malpas down river to the Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth stopping at Trelissick for the garden enthusiasts amongst you, and at the 500 year thatched Smugglers Cottage, Tolverne.
www.cornishlight.co.uk /truro.htm   (813 words)

 Truro - Cornwall
Nowadays the port is mostly used for pleasure cruises along the tributaries of the River Fal to Falmouth and St Mawes.
Truro is the main shopping town of Cornwall and much of the centre of the city has been converted to pedestrian areas.
Positioned almost in the middle of Cornwall, Truro has been the county’s administrative centre since the main courts were moved here from Bodmin.
www.cornwalls.co.uk /Truro   (775 words)

 Truro in Cornwall dentists - dental implants, cosmetic tooth whitening - dentists in Truro, Cornwall
Law Court Dental Health in Truro, Cornwall was founded in 1990 by the Principal, Jeremy Harris.
We were the first practice in Truro and Cornwall to offer this system.
At Law Court Dental Health in Truro, Cornwall we use the state of the art "Enamel HFO" system by 'Optident': this is suitable for both back and front teeth.
www.lawcourt-implants-and-aesthetics.co.uk   (815 words)

 Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Cornwall Wildlife Trust is a partner in the coalition of The Wildlife Trusts, 47 local Trusts throughout the UK, which form the leading charitable conservation body exclusively dedicated to wildlife.
Cornwall Wildlife Trust is a registered charity with offices in Truro, although we have nature reserves and volunteers throughout the whole of the county.
Whether you are on holiday in Cornwall or are lucky enough to live here, you can explore the natural beauty of Cornwall with us through our website.
www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk   (206 words)

 Cornwall Tour - An illustrated guide to Cornwall Truro.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The only city in Cornwall, Truro has a history stretching back over 900 years.
Truro Cathedral was built at the turn of the 19th century in the Victorian Gothic style and has two 250' towers and an elegant spire.
The south aisle is the only surviving part of the old St. Mary's church, said to be one of the best examples of medieval architecture in Cornwall.
www.cornwalltour.co.uk /truro.html   (344 words)

 Truro is the capital of Cornwall - Truro Only contains the best of Truro Welcome to Truro Only - where we only include ...
Truro's newly renovated and distinctive cathedral dominates the city but does not overshadow its charm and elegance with its cobbled streets and tiny alleyways.
Truro's streets, however, are never lacking in entertainment and are often full of colourful, fire eating and miming buskers as well as Punch and Judy shows and stalls, especially in the Summer months.
Close to superb beaches and excellent surfing locations, this pretty complex of three barn cottages and one Victorian cottage is set in beautiful Cornish countryside and an ideal location in which to take a break.
www.truroonly.co.uk   (341 words)

 Truro              Hotels, Cottages, Camping and ...
It is always clean, bright and busy, and has never been allowed to appear old, and when it assumed the dignity of a city in 1877 the title was in every way appropriate.
Truro holds a place of considerable importance in the Duchy, being the headquarters of Cornwall County Council and many other county and public bodies.
Market Day sees Truro at its busiest for then buses and cars from outlying villages bring a constant stream of folk who come not only to shop, but also to meet their friends and relatives, and to exchange the latest gossip.
www.westcountrylinks.co.uk /map/truro.htm   (227 words)

 TRURO CRICKET CLUB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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   (449 words)

 PENMOUNT CREMATORIUM - crematorium in Truro Cornwall
It is ideally situated two miles from the city centre of Truro on a secluded country estate of twenty-eight acres, eleven of which having been developed as Gardens of Remembrance.
PENMOUNT CREMATORIUM is situated on the Truro to Newquay road two miles north of the city of Truro.
THE ARBORETUM, which was opened and dedicated by the Bishop of Truro in June 1994, is an extension to the formal part of the Gardens.
www.penmount-crematorium.org.uk   (1407 words)

 Bed & Breakfast Truro, B&B Truro
Greenbank House is a spacious elegant period villa set in private gardens at the edge of a quiet village.
Truro, the Eden Project, Newquay, Mevagissey, Perranporth, the Roseland and the sailing waters of the river Fal estuary are all within a few minutes drive, as are beaches, art galleries, historic houses, fishing villages and much more.
Truro is 4miles away and Falmouth is 5miles.
www.bedandbreakfastexplorer.co.uk /searchfield.asp?SValue=Truro&SType=+AND+   (228 words)

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