Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Camelford & District OCS

Officers

 

President: Sylvia Mewton

 

Chairman: Richard Blewett

 

Vice Chairman: Di Taylor

 

Secretary: Ms Susan J Theobald 01840 213558

 

Treasurer: Ms Susan J Theobald 01840 213558

 

Recorder: Ms Susan J Theobald 01840 213558

 

 

 

 

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Programme

 

All meetings of Camelford and District OCS start at 7.30pm in Camelford Hall, Clease Road, Camelford. There is free parking available and visitors are most welcome.        

 

2020            

 

January 12th Annual Dinner

 

February 10th Andrew Langdon: The Great North Cornwall Flood of 1847.

 

March 9th Jacky Nowakowski: The Dig at Tintagel Castle.

 

April 13th Terry Faull: Agricultural Workers Riots of 1830.

 

May 11th Moe Keast: Story and Song in Cornish Dialect.

 

June 8th Catherine Lorigan: History of a Cornish Village. Delabole          

 

July 13th John Neale: Guided Tour of Launceston

 

August 10th  Committee Meeting

 

September 14th AGM followed by Richard Blewett: The Pencarrow House Archives

 

October 12th Alan Cox: The River Thames

 

November 9th Trevor Smitherham: Hayle and its Heritage.

 

December No meeting.

 

Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings.

 

 

Camelford Dialect & Sayings

 

If you click on the link you will hear Chris Blount, who was for many years with the BBC, in conversation with Ken Phillips on the subject of dialect words and sayings. In this clip they are discussing words used in the Camelford area.

 

Our thanks go to Chris for allowing us to use this clip.

 

Click to hear

 

 

 

 

 

Founded: 1985 (re-formed)

 

Colours: Pink, Yellow & Camel

 

 

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