Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Camelford & District OCS



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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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.        




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



Camelford finials Camelford OCS Records