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Cornish Story is an initiative created with the vision to promote a greater knowledge of Cornwall and the Cornish Diaspora overseas. Unique, exclusive stories and films are combined with articles relating to all aspects of Cornish culture in the past and present.
Robert Burroughs explores the legends and drolls of Wivelshire in the introduction to a new series. South East Cornwall is often referred to as ‘Cornwall’s Forgotten Corner’ in part due to its geography, but also… more info
The project team led by Garry Tregidga and Tony Mansell would like to hear from volunteer researchers who would be interested in the study of chapels and other related sites (e.g. outdoor preaching pits) at the local level. The immediate task is to create… more info
- Henry ‘Ardmore’ Sandercock – Cornish ArtistMaureen Adams (née Sandercock) of Lostwithiel has put proverbial pen to paper to portray her famous Cornish artist ancestor, Henry ‘Ardmore’ Sandercock, but as she says in her family connections section at the end, “I have no idea what relation that makes him to me!” Henry was baptised on the 24th February 1833 in…Continue Reading “Henry ‘Ardmore’ Sandercock – Cornish Artist”
- Whose Eclipse?Alan Murton reflects on one of those events when everyone can recall where they were. How familiar are the words of Genesis 1vv 1-31, particularly: “God said: ‘Let there be light’ and there was light. And God saw the light that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness?” How many…Continue Reading “Whose Eclipse?”
- The Cadgwith GhostAmy Heyman of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, brings us a true account of an experience from her visit to the Lizard Peninsula. In 1988, my Mum and I rented a little cottage in Cadgwith. We stayed there for two weeks. The week prior, we had spent sightseeing in London where I thought I would maybe…Continue Reading “The Cadgwith Ghost”
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