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Caption for Camelford, Rough Tor 1894: The second highest part of Bodmin Moor is Rough Tor, at 1311 feet. The Tor has two granite outcrops which nature has evolved to form stacks of impressive bun-like stones; otherwise the moor is bleak and treeless. This outcrop is inside a stone fort, where the remains of hut circles belonging to the late Bronze/early Iron Age have been found.

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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