During her life, Caroline Fox met some of the most important and noble people of her day, including scientists, royalty and famous writers.
Daphne du Maurier wrote her first novel when she was just 22. Set in Polruan near Fowey, The Loving Spirit tells the story of a local boat building family.
In the 1800s, miners left Cornwall to find work all over the world. Those who moved to Mexico introduced pasties and football to the country.
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.