As a percentage of the population, more people died because of the Civil War than the First World War (1914-1918).
When South Crofty Mine closed, people had been taking tin out of the ground in Cornwall for almost 4,000 years.
During the Hundred Years War, ships from Fowey in Cornwall, known as the “Fowey Gallants”, helped to block the French port of Calais.
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.