Barripper is a village in west approximately one mile south-west of Camborne. Adjewhella Wesleyan Chapel is between Barripper and Camborne and this profile has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   “One of the local Camborne parish chapels that has almost vanished from the corporate memory as a place of Methodist worship is Adjewhella…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Adjewhella Wesleyan Chapel”

Praze an Beeble, sometimes shortened to Praze, is a village between the nearby towns of Camborne (2.5 miles) and Helston (7 miles) in the civil parish of Crowan. This profile of Praze-an-Beeble Wesleyan Chapel has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   Coming into Praze from the north on the B3303, the Wesleyan chapel is on the left at…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Praze-an-Beeble Wesleyan Chapel”

Wall is to the west of Camborne. This profile of Wall Wesleyan Chapel has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   The chapel is situated north of the Wall Road, to the east of the village, next door to the old school. John Wesley is said to have visited Wall in 1743, and to…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Wall Wesleyan Chapel”

The Cornish Range or “Slab” was once an essential item in every home, it was where so many Cornish maids baked their first pasty. From early times, however, the commercial baker has been a part of every community and in this article, Tony Mansell looks back on his family’s history to a time when his…Continue Reading “A Trura Baker”

In this article, frequent contributor, David Oates steps across “The Pond” to bring us a compelling mining story with a very strong Cornish connection.   In 2001 and 2007 I visited the Keweenaw Peninsula of Upper Michigan with the Holman-Climax Male Voice Choir. The second visit was for the gathering of the Cornish Cousins of…Continue Reading “Far From ‘ome – Part One”

Cool Stones

    (Photo Steve Tanner) Vyager gans Geryow (Bert Biscoe) lives in Truro. He is a poet and songwriter whose work draws on his interest in history, politics, social justice and language. He represents the people of Boscawen Division on Cornwall Council. The Division was formerly called ‘Moresk’ – an unbroken link from civic administration…Continue Reading “Cool Stones”