Ertach Kernow - Cornish Historic, Cultural & Environmental Blogs

Cornish Historic, Cultural & Environmental articles will be added weekly on an ongoing basis. The links are to articles written for the Voice newspapers, aimed at audiences who are interested in aspects of Cornwall's heritage. The website articles may include expanded information and images that newspaper space did not allow.

The Voice newspapers are now published in the following editions Bodmin Voice, Camborne, Redruth  & Penzance Voice, Liskeard & Saltash Voice, Newquay Voice, St Austell Voice and Truro Voice these articles are being published in all these editions in the same format.

Clicking the newspaper image below will take you to the relevant page, the images within the articles will expand when clicked. We hope that you find these enjoyable and informative.

How Truro came to be the capital city of Cornwall
Visionary who engineered a great chapter in Cornish history
Ertach Kernow - Let's step out of lockdown into a history mystery
Ertach Kernow - Turner's travels over Tamar tell Cornwall's story
Ertach Kernow -Nostalgic Ride to a Land of Legend
Ertach Kernow - The place names that help unlock our past history'
Ertach Kernow - Historic homes reveal dramatic family histories
Ertach Kernow - Backtracking to our Railway Past
Ertach Kernow - Growth of a thriving resort town Bude
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall’s great global Diaspora
Ertach Kernow - Villages guard clues to our heritage - Moorland Villages
Ertach Kernow - Storytellers will help keep alive Cornish identity
Ertach Kernow - Net profits for our old coastal communities
Ertach Kernow - Summercourt Fair well worth a nostalgic visit
Ertach Kernow- Enduring legacy of Cornwall's great benefactor
Ertach Kernow- How Tragedy at sea devestated lives left behind
Ertach Kernow - John Leland Itinerary Launceston-Bodmin
Ertach Kernow - Lostwithiel, Rich layer of town's history
Ertach Kernow - In touch with our Celtic Festivals
Ertach Kernow - Landscape and legend entwined at Dozmary Pool
Ertach Kernow- (Lt Col F C Hirst) Huge contribution to our culture
Ertach Kernow- Marvel that's beneath our feet (Great County Adit)
Ertach Kernow - John Norden - Revealing the Face of Tudor Cornwall
Ertach Kernow - Penfound Manor - Inside Britain's Oldest Home
Ertach Kernow- Medieval marvels light up our lives
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall at Christmas
Ertach Kernow - Wreck of the Anson

  - 2021 -

Ertach Kernow- Greatest Living Cornishman - Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 'Q'
Ertach Kernow - Preserving our holy ground - Cornwall's holy wells
Ertach Kernow - Fishing Smugglers and Wrecks - Mullion Cove
Ertach Kernow - Unlocking the past Cornwall's canals
Ertach Kernow - Taking the High Ground - Bodmin's Hill Forts
Ertach Kernow - Bridges Battle for Survival [Respryn Bridge]
Ertach Kernow - Miners toiled in the wake of St Piran
Ertach Kernow - Making a song and dance about us
Ertach Kernow - Lighting up the Age of Saints
J C Burrow 'Amongst Mines and Miners'
Ertach Kernow - Rise and fall of our most iconic mine
Ertach Kernow - Roads to Fortune
Ertach Kernow - In the footsteps of Defoe
Ertach Kernow - Britain's most beautiful branch line
Ertach Kernow - Brunel opens the gateway to Cornwall
Ertach Kernow -Exploring the land of legend
Ertach Kernow - A salute to the great Trevithick
Ertach Kernow - Cornish routes
Ertach Kernow - Called to the court of the king
Ertach Kernow - The Newlyn Riots 125 years on
Ertach Kernow- Shining light in the darkness
Ertach Kernow- Feisty Travels with Celia
Ertach Kernow - The sky's the limit
Ertach Kernow - Keep it Kernewek
Ertach Kernow - A name perpetual
Ertach Kernow- Celtic Culture
On the edge - Lizard Peninsula
Ertach Kernow- Taxing Times Cornwall's Hundreds 'Stratton'
Ertach Kernow- Tudor Travels, John Leland around the Roseland Peninsula c1542
Ertach Kernow - River Journeys - The River Camel
Ertach Kernow- For those in peril - North Cornish coast before the RNLI lifeboats
Ertach Kernow- Fancy a Pint?
Ertach Kernow- Portrait of a Parish, Botus Fleming
Ertach Kernow- Churches endure (Cury & Gunwalloe)
Ertach Kernow - An Idyllic Scene St Clement & burials in Truro
Ertach Kernow - Opening Up 'Heritage Open Days in Cornwall
Ertach Kernow- Literary giant had powerful roots in Cornwall
Ertach Kernow - Full Stream Ahead early guidebooks
Ertach Kernow - Tall tower deep roots, Probus
Ertach Kernow - Legacies in Stone
Ertach Kernow - The Levant Disaster
Ertach Kernow - Crossing the Tamar
Ertach Kernow- The Great Storm of 1859
Gone but not forgotten
Ertach Kernow- Lyonesse, Lost lands & lessons
Quethiock, a community destroyed in one afternoon
Ertach Kernow- Read all about it (Cornish newspapers 1800-1840)
Ertach Kernow- Penhale to Wheal Coates
Ertach Kernow- An enjoyable heritage day out
The loveliest village - Mousehole
Ertach Kernow - Cornish Christmas past
Ertach Kernow - Pictures of the past

  - 2022 -

Ertach Kernow - Saviours of the Cornish language
Ertach Kernow - 200 Years of the Coastguard
Ertach Kernow - Slain by the satellites of Satan
Ertach Kernow - John Thomas Blight
Ertach Kernow - Spreading Wings
Ertach Kernow - The men behind a famous Cornish Statue
An Ancient History Ruan Linkinhorne
Ertach Kernow - The Birth of Tin Mining
Ertach Kernow - Songs for Cornwall
Hillforts and cliff castles
Ertach Kernow - The Great Blizzard of 1891
Ertach Kernow - Quirks of Fate - Mitchell
Ertach Kernow - A Penwith Road trip
Ertach Kernow - Digging into the past
Ertach Kernow - Travels around West Wivelshire
Ertach Kernow - Traditions that mean Home
Ertach Kernow - Journals from 1872
Ertach Kernow - Water water everywhere
Camelford its place in History
Ertach Kernow - On the edge of memory
Ertach Kernow - The Hungry Forties
Ertach Kernow - The Lanhydrock Atlas a Historic Jewel
Ertach Kernow - How we used to work
Ertach Kernow - The Tudors and loss of Cornish identity
Ertach Kernow - Home sweet home through history
Ertach Kernow - Travels with Celia Fiennes
Ertach Kernow - Helston historic town
Ertach Kernow - The Rule of Law - Administering Cornish Justice
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall's 'bleake' Windmills
Ertach Kernow - Historic Blisland Parish
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall's wonderful gardens
Ertach Kernow - The Cornish Giant
Ertach Kernow - Cool and Tranquil
Ertach Kernow - Tresillian & Merther Growth & Decay
Ertach Kernow - William Borlase 'Above want below envy'
Ertach Kernow - Celtic Cousins
Ertach Kernow - Travels with Defoe Fowey to Falmouth
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall's Earls and Dukes
Ertach Kernow - Kilkhampton a story of Hero's Villans and Anarchy
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall, read all about it
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall Leading the World
Ertach Kernow - Historic Parish of Breage
The Luxulyan Valley
Ertach Kernow - Ancient Celtic celebrations and artefacts
Digging In - The importance of Archaeology to Cornwall
Ertach Kernow - Cornwall's railways; Beeching branch line closures
Portreath weathering the storms
Ertach Kernow - Vanishing social heritage
Sir John Betjeman, A great adopted Cornishman
Marazion more than just a view
Family Heritage Search
Cornish heritage recorded in art

  - 2023 -

Rise and decline of Cornish Methodism
Celebrating Cornish Music
Port Navas
Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, a Forgotten genius?
John Norden's travels around Powder
Cornwall's Western Quoits
Sir Christopher Hawkins Boroughmonger
Historic Cornish Hotels
National patron saints of Cornwall
Caradon Hill - boom to bust
Polruan's Heritage
Cornwall's Environment and Culture
St Dennis, Church in a Hillfort
Cornish Poets and Poetry
Cornwall’s geological legacy
Logan Stone of Treen
Spring travels around Cornwall
Porthleven History and how it evolved
Kings and Cornwall's History
Cornish emigration to Australia
St Germans a village with history & fun
The fall and rise of Cornish woodland
Cornwall Census' and Surveys
Porthcurno. Centre of the worlds communications
Warleggan once isolated and insular
Cornish historic road bridges
King Arthur, Cornwall's Arthurian legacy
St Veep a once busy quiet parish
Antique books share stories
Tamar Valley medieval jewel - Cotehele Estate
Enjoying the Fowey Estuary
Climate aids Cornish farming
Gwennap's rich mining history
Unsentimental journey to the Lizard
St Mawgan in Pydar, historic and modern villages
Trevelyan a dark family history
Cardinham a parish full of history
Cornwall its environment and heritage
Cornish fishing the early years
Encouraging innovation in Cornwall
Cornish Folk Stories Saved
Morwenstow - Cornwall's most northerly parish
Bypassed but not forgotten - Cornwall's forgotten corner
Past Cornish Storms
Medieval education in Cornwall
Ertach Kernow - Padstow Haven & the infamous Doom Bar
Cornish heritage at risk
Coverack to Porthoustock a deadly coastline
Eminent Truronian Buildings
Debating Cornish people
For the love of Cornwall
Ertach Kernow

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A column is available on the Ertach KernowVoice newspaper pages now covered in the Bodmin Voice, Camborne Redruth & Penzance Voice, Newquay Voice, Liskeard & Saltash Voice, St Austell Voice, and Truro Voice editions for Cornish heritage groups or organisations to share newsworthy information. Please contact to discuss and arrange this free opportunity to share your news across eight Voice newspaper editions and our wider social media