As a percentage of the population, more people died because of the Civil War than the First World War (1914-1918).
Cornish miners introduced football to Mexico and rugby to South Africa and New Zealand.
It’s said that in 1773 John Wesley preached to 32,000 people at Gwennap Pit. This would have been nearly a quarter of the whole population of Cornwall at that time.
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.