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Life at the edge

Community Spirit

 

Popular Culture

Click to see a larger version of this imagelocal fayre with children dressed up

Leisure activities were often centred around the church or chapel, with youth clubs, sports, galas and fayres. 


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Folk Lore, Myths and Legends

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Local myths and legends were amplified by romantics of the past.


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St Piran

Click to see a larger version of this imageSt Piran's flag black and white cross

Saint Piran is the patron saint of tin miners.  


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Tramways and Railways

Click to see a larger version of this imageearly railway

The growth of Cornwall’s mining industry from the 18th century led to the development of a transportation infrastructure which stretched across the region. 


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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