Stormy Cornwall

The Looking for George Henry Guy series is back! This month sees a continuation of ancestor research following the story of Lesley Carter and her journey to uncover more information about her great grandfather. You can find part 7 here. The reference to Thomas Guy in the Collectanea Cornubiensia was the only shred of potential evidence I had come…Continue Reading “George Henry Guy: Part 8”

This month, Bert Biscoe delivers a touch of nostalgia with his reading of his poem, ‘I remember’.    If you enjoyed Bert’s poem, you can read more of our Cornish themed poems here. Join us next month for the next offering in our poetry series.

Join Tony Mansell as he introduces the Music Kernow series, a series celebrating Cornwall’s important relationship with music through the ages. It serves us in sorrow and in joy, it helps our celebrations, it cuts across barriers and calms our anger. What could it be but music? Yet, like so many things that we take for granted,…Continue Reading “Music Kernow – Introduction”

The Looking for George Henry Guy series is back! This month sees a continuation of ancestor research following the story of Lesley Carter and her journey to uncover more information about her great grandfather. You can find part 6 here. I love this place. This Pendeen. Its ever-changing lights and mists and sun and colours. The sea is…Continue Reading “George Henry Guy: Part 7”

Continuing the series covering the history of Cornish hostelries and ale houses, Tony Mansell presents an interesting history of the public houses and taverns of St Agnes Parish. St Agnes Parish once had more than its fair share of taverns: many were set up to serve the vibrant mining community who toiled underground, scraping precious minerals from the…Continue Reading “Public Houses and Taverns of St Agnes Parish”

The Looking for George Henry Guy series is back! This month sees a continuation of ancestor research following the story of Lesley Carter and her journey to uncover more information about her great grandfather. You can find part 5 here. The next day, I reflect on what we’ve learned: 1.  He was educated at the National School…Continue Reading “George Henry Guy: Part 6”