Posts Tagged ‘Pendeen’

Getting creative with field names…

Posted on: 18th March 2013 No Comments

One thing that always fascinates me is the names that farmers give their fields. Often passed down through generations and outlined in old deeds, these names provide incites into the past use of fields. Sometimes the history of a field is passed along with the name… sometimes it is lost, leaving mysterious names, often in […]

Wild Penwith- Memories of the land

Posted on: 18th January 2013 No Comments

In 2011 we helped the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to interview local farmers at a Memory Day in Pendeen. The aim of this was to capture the local farming community’s knowledge of rough land management practices and how these have changed over the years. These included memories of wildlife in the area, stories of grazing the […]

Exploring the archives at the Royal Cornwall Museum

Posted on: 23rd October 2012 No Comments

As we discovered during ‘Family, Farming & Tradition’ there are so many amazing photographs stored within the Royal Institution of Cornwall collections at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. Once again we are collaborating with the museum and welcoming people to explore the archives and share your memories. If you are interested in coming along […]

Funding Success

Posted on: 27th September 2012 2 Comments