In 2016, there were approximately 34 individual choughs resident in Cornwall, with around seven breeding pairs.
During the Civil War, Oliver Cromwell abolished the Duchy of Cornwall, which was linked to the royal family, and gave its income to Parliament.
Richard Trevithick’s Puffin’ Devil was the world’s first ever steam locomotive. However, it was destroyed in a fire while Richard and his friends stopped off at a pub for lunch.
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.