Originally brought to Cornwall as a slave by the Royal Navy, Joseph Emidy went on to become a popular violin teacher and composer.
During the time of King Arthur, what we now call Cornwall was one of the most powerful places in Britain thanks to wealth from tin and trading.
Helen Glover was the first British rower to hold the Olympic, World and European Championship titles at the same 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.