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by JonFlower
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: So what happened?
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

So what happened?

So... what happened to this site? I used to post and read quite often. National Minority status comes along and there's hardly anything said... stannary site years old as well.
by JonFlower
Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: Cornwall Questions
Topic: The name Veryan...?
Replies: 4
Views: 1641

<r>http://www.nationaltrustnames......names.aspx<br/> Is a useful tool for seeing the geographical location of surnames in 1881 and 1998 in Great Britain.  However it works on Post Code geographies, so Cornish surnames in the east get distorted by the PL and EX issue.  "Veryan" doesn't have enough e...
by JonFlower
Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:29 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Looking for a poster produced by The Breton Press, Liskeard, Cornwall
Replies: 5
Views: 193

Ah, the Treworgey Tree Fayre. I went to one of those, in the mid 90s. It was within easy walking distance of my parents' house. 
by JonFlower
Sat Sep 19, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: Cornish Language, Culture and History
Topic: Cornish Issues Radio 3
Replies: 8
Views: 283

<t>Thanks for the post.<br/> <br/> <br/> A certain blog site has the following figures for the School census data.<br/> <br/> <br/> "Pupils<br/> Here are the ethnic results from the school census (PLASC), taken in January each year, for the overall proportion of pupils described as (White) Cornish, ...
by JonFlower
Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:38 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: press bias
Replies: 183
Views: 2691

<r>Dear Trevorpen,<br/> 1. Cornwall has over double the population of Plymouth.  Population of Cornwall: 540,000 ish. Population of Plymouth: 250,000.<br/> <br/> <br/> 2. <URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.....population">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.....population</URL> - you will note that...
by JonFlower
Sun Jul 05, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Cornish Language, Culture and History
Topic: Translate this
Replies: 4
Views: 193

<t>Marhak,<br/>  Thanks for your reply.<br/> As it happens, Lestitha was my stomping ground when I was growing up. To our knowledge there has never been a church there, but there was an old monument - "Lestitha well"... which, allegedly, was recently destroyed by some of the present owners of the pl...
by JonFlower
Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: Cornish Language, Culture and History
Topic: Translate this
Replies: 4
Views: 193

<t>Hi all,<br/> Can anyone translate, or suggest, what the following place names actually mean?  Both are small locality names in South East Cornwall, that I believe date back to the days of the old tongue.<br/> <br/> Fursnewth (or Fursenewth)<br/> Lestitha<br/> <br/> They appear on the following:<b...
by JonFlower
Thu Jun 25, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Question Time Comes to Newquay
Replies: 31
Views: 538

I've just scanned through it on sky+... seemed like a wast of time, bar a couple of brief points near the end e.g. the duke's income.
by JonFlower
Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornish denial by Cornwall Council
Replies: 21
Views: 575

<t>Malcolm Brown is in fact very pro-recognition of the Cornish, in my experience. I've seen more positive stuff from him than anyone/everyone else in the council put together.<br/> <br/> He wrote a very good piece of feedback to the ONS about the 2011 census. I can't find a link to it though. Lets ...
by JonFlower
Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: True Identity?
Replies: 7
Views: 267

<r>Look up ethnicity in a good encyclopaedia - not a dictionary 'cos the definition won't be long enough.<br/> <br/> Basically it's what ever cultural group YOU consider yourself to be. Doesn't matter where you were born or what your skin colour is... one important thing is that a person's ethnicity...
by JonFlower
Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Euro election and Mebyon Kernow
Replies: 50
Views: 968

News in from the BBC:

"2305 Labour look to have finished fifth behind the Greens in the South West region, the BBC's Terry Stiastny says. In Cornwall in particular, Labour still look on course to finish sixth behind the Cornish nationalist Mebyon Kernow party."
by JonFlower
Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:05 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Euro election and Mebyon Kernow
Replies: 50
Views: 968

I'm interested to know how many people outside of Cornwall voted MK.

As for gaining a seat, to be honest, I don't know how it works.
by JonFlower
Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: Cornish Language, Culture and History
Topic: Cornish placename pronunciation
Replies: 18
Views: 2839

OK so what is the correct pronunciation for Heligan and Trebah ?
by JonFlower
Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Election results (Cornwall Council & EU)
Replies: 77
Views: 1362

<t><br/> kenwyn said:<br/> A big black eye for the Lib Dems who pushed through the Unitary Authority against the wishes of the people.<br/> <br/> However if MK want to be considered a serious alternative then they should contest every single seat. I was unable to vote for them as I only had three ch...
by JonFlower
Fri Jun 05, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Election results (Cornwall Council & EU)
Replies: 77
Views: 1362

<t>Congrats to Dick<br/> <br/> Candidate Party Votes % <br/> Dick Cole Mebyon Kernow 927 78% Elected <br/> Jacqueline Fair Conservative 177 15% Not elected <br/> Keith William Hugh Wonnacott Liberal Democrat 91 8% Not elected<br/> <br/> I wonder if this will be the biggest clear win of the election?...