Families in Devon & Cornwall

Families living in Devon & Cornwall, including those with origins elsewhere, and those that emigrated.

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What Became of These Cornish Lads in California?

During the 19th century, about a quarter of a million people left Cornwall searching for a better life overseas. Many of them were miners, facing unemployment as first copper mining, then tin mining, collapsed. This is the story of the two sons of John and Grace Tickle, who were among those who emigrated. John & …

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