In 2016, there were approximately 34 individual choughs resident in Cornwall, with around seven breeding pairs.
During the Civil War, King Charles I sent a letter of thanks to the Cornish for their support. Copies of this letter can still be seen in some churches in Cornwall.
Cornish smuggler John Carter was an honest and religious man. When he broke into a Customs House to steal back his property, he left behind everything that wasn’t his own.
The Cornish landscape has changed dramatically from centuries past to the present day. By looking at maps through history we can track Cornwall’s progress.