As a percentage of the population, more people died because of the Civil War than the First World War (1914-1918).
For almost 200 years, mail was sent all across the world from the town of Falmouth in Cornwall. It travelled on vessels called Packet ships.
The first ever feature-length film played in cinemas showed a boxing fight between Cornishman Bob Fitzsimmons and the American ‘Gentleman’ Jim Corbett in 1897.
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.