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Churches of East Cornwall Photographic Memories

Churches of East Cornwall Photographic Memories

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Caption for Camelford, Advent Church 1906: Although it is only one and a half miles from Camelford, St Adwena's church stands very much on its own by the fringe of Bodmin Moor. The south aisle has been added, built with granite blocks, as seen at Boscastle's St Juliot church. The design at the top of this aisle's east window is similar to that at Lanteglos church. The churchyard is ill- kept in this view.

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Memories of Camelford

I have been researching my family tree and it seems that my great-great-grandfather was born in St Breward, Camelford.  His name was William J Burnard. His mother was called Ann and his father's name was James. He also had a brother called Thomas. My hope is that someone will be able to tell me more and whether there are (...Read full memory)

In January 1917, my grandfather, Percy Smith, a young soldier from Australia, was on leave from the Front in France. He visited a family in Camelford, and this is the letter he wrote home to his sister. I would love to know more about the family and the area he visited. ******* Helston Manor Camelford Cornwell Jan (...Read full memory)

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