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8Diodorus Siculus names Cornwall \'Belerion\' (The Shining Land) - the first recorded place named in the British Isles
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19.Jun.21Solar eclispse visible from Cornwall
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28.Jul.21Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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circa 70The Romans overran the settlement at Cadbury Castle in Somerset and dispersed the Britons living there
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118.Sep.03Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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circa 250King Mark\'s era in Cornwall
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circa 250Irish raids on Cornwall
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circa 250Saints arrive in Cornwall
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circa 500Defences at Cadbury Castle in Somerset thought to have been built
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circa 600Earliest Christian church in Cornwall opens at St Piran�s Oratory
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639.Sep.03Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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658Kenwalh, King of the West Saxons, fought and defeated the Britons at Pen Selwood in Somerset
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664The Synod of Whitby; determines that England is again an ecclesiastical province of Rome. The structure of dioceses and parishes is established
The Celtic Church of Dumnonia (Cornwall)is not party to the decision - the Cornish Church retains its monastic in nature
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circa 675Exeter area becomes part of kingdom of Wessex
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682Centwine of Wessex drives Britons in flight as far as the sea
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689Death of King Caedwalla of Wessex in Rome
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circa 700The Saxons reach the Bristol Channel cutting of the Celts of Cornwall from the Celts of Wales
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circa 700Cornwall had began to be recorded as Cornubia by the Romans, and its people as Cornovii or Cornavii
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705King Ine established Sherborne as the bishopric of Wessex and appointed his kinsman Aldhelm as its first bishop
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705The Saxons under King Ine renew their westward advance into Devon and Cornwall
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709.May.25Death of St Aldhelm, bishop of Sherborne (Wessex), at Doulting in Somerset
His body was carried back to the Abbey he founded at Malmesbury for burial
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circa 710King Ina of the Wessex attempts to destroy the Celtic kingdom of Dumnonia
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722Roderic, King of the Britons in Wales and Cornwall, repels Adelred, King of Wessex
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787Viking Danes visit the coasts of Wessex
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802Egbert succeeds Beorhtric as King of Wessex
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814Ecgberht of Wessex conquers Cornwall
The Saxons \'laid waste the land from east to west\' but cannot subjugate the Cornish
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825Egbert defeated the Mercians at the Battle of Ellandun (modern Nether Wroughton) and Wessex became the dominant Saxon kingdom in England. He also conquered Kent, Sussex and Essex.
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825Egbert, king of Wessex, repels the Vikings in North Cornwall and returns to route the Mercians at the battle of Ellendune (modern Wroughton, Swindon) assuring the predominance of Wessex
The Cornish defeated by Ecgberht at Gafulford (modern Galford on the River Lew in West Devon) He also conquered Kent, Sussex and Essex Check out Nether Wroughton
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829Egbert, King of Wessex, conquers Mercia
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830Egbert, King of Wessex, loses Mercia to Wiglaf
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837Egbert of Wessex defeated the allied Vikings and West Welsh at Hengsdown Hill
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838Egbert of Wessex wins a spectacular victory over the Danish/Cornish allies at Hingston Down (now in Cornwall)
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839Egbert succeeded by Aethelwulf as King of Wessex
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855Aethelwulf succeeded by Aethelbald as King of Wessex
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860Aethelbald succeeded by Aethelbert as king of Wessex
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866Aethelbert succeeded by Aethelred as king of Wessex
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871.Apr.23Death of king Ethelred I of Wessex, succeeded by his brother Alfred the Great
Although Alfred never united England under his rule, he is often considered the first English king
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878Death of Dumgarth, king of the Cornish, by drowning
Dumgarth is identified as Doniert in Saxon records. Doniert\'s Stone stands in the parish of St Cleer, Cornwall
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899Death of Alfred the Great of Wessex. He was succeeded by his son Edward the Elder
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927Athelstan of Wessex attacks the south western Celts forcing them to withdraw from Exeter
There is no record of him entering Cornwall - the Cornish king Hywel probably agreed to pay tribute to Athelstan
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931King Athelstan of Wessex creates the diocese of Cornwall with its see at St Germans (-c.1050)
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936Settlement between Cletic Cornish and King Athelstan of Wessex fixes the east bank of the Tamar as the boundary between Wessex and Cornwall
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937Athelstans crowning victory at the Battle of Brunanburgh gave the kings of Wessex mastery over England
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968.Dec.22Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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1023.Jan.24Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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circa 1050Diocese of Cornwall combined with Devon, with see at Exeter
See of Crediton transferred to Exeter
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1053.Apr.14Death of Earl Godwin of Wessex at Winchester
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1066The Norman Robert of Mortain becomes Earl of Cornwall and builds a castle at Launceston
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1066The Norman Earl Ordulf is given charge of Moresk Castle, Truro, Cornwall
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1066Studland in Dorset given to The Conquerors half-brother Robert de Mortain
1069Brian de Bretagne, Norman Earl of Cornwall, leads an army against the sons of the defeated Saxon King Harold II
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1075The see of Wessex removed from Sherborne in Dorset to Old Sarum, Wilts.
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1126Foundation of Launceston Priory (Cornwall) by the William-de-Warelwest, Bishop of Exeter
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1141Reginald de Dunstanville becomes Earl of Cornwall (-1175)
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circa 1150Building of Christchurch Castle, Dorset
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1166Launceston established as Cornwall\\\'s Assize Court (-1840)
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1201King John grants a charter to the Stannaries (Cornwall)
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1205First mayor of Exeter recorded
Winchester, the former capital of Wessex, was the only provincial city to already have a mayor
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1213King John writes commanding the Sheriff of Dorset to cause ropes, cables and twisted ropes for cordage to be made at Bridport
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1225Launceston (Cornwall) recieves its first charter
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1227Richard, brother of Henry III, becomes Earl of Cornwall
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1230.May.14Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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1240Liskeard in Cornwall recieves the first of 18 charters
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1261Consecration of the church of St Germanus, Cornwall
1272Death of Richard, Earl of Cornwall, succeeded by his son, Edmund who pulled out of Launceston
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circa 1280Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, makes Lostwithiel the capital of the county
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1307Christchurch in Dorset starts to send 2 MPs to parliament
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1307Liskeard in Cornwall becomes a stannary town
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1313A market and 2 fairs granted to Wadebridge, Cornwall
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1315Bad weather causes total failure of the harvest in Cornwall
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1338Edward the Black Prince, eldest son of Edward III, created first Duke of Cornwall
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1354The Black Prince briefly holds court at Restormel Castle near Lostwithiel, Cornwall
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1377.Nov.11A great storm hit the south coast
At Lyme Regis in Dorset it destoryed the breakwater, fifty boats and eighty houses
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1396Earliest record of lights to aid shipping in Cornwall - payment by fishermen of beaconage to the chapel of Carn Brea
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1460Building of the first bridge over the river Camel at Wadebridge, Cornwall
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1473Lancastrian attempt to seize St Micheals Mount in Cornwall
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1497.JunLord Audley takes command of the Cornish rebels as they march through Somerset to London
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circa 1500Building of the Old Guild Hall at Looe in Cornwall
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1508Cornwall granted the Charter of Pardon by king Henry VII guaranteeing the rights of the Cornish Stannary Parliament - still extant as legislation
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1547.Jan.28Death of King Henry VIII, aged 55; Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset becomes Lord Protector in the name of the 9-year-old King Edward VI
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1550Deposition of the Lord Protector Somerset; England ruled by Northumberland
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1574Census at Poole in Dorset shows it has a population of 1,373
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1577.Jun.08Imprisnment of Roman Catholic priest Cuthbert Mayne at Launceston in Cornwall
Francis Tregian was also imprisoned
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1588.Jul.19Spanish Armada first sighted from Hazlephron cliff, Cornwall
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1595Spanish raid on Penzance, Cornwall
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1598.Feb.25Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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1602Publication of Richard Carew\'s Survey of Cornwall
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1610Dorchester, Dorset, granted a charter
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1613Serious fire destroys much of Dorchester, Dorset
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1615Sir Robert Napper builds the Nappers Mite almshouses in Dorchester, Dorset, for ten poor men
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1619Building of the first lighthouse at Lizard Point, Cornwall
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1622Serious fire at Dorchester, Dorset
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1623Lizard Point lighthouse, Cornwall, abandoned
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circa 1628Colony of New Dorchester founded in New England by Puritans from Dorchester, Dorset
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1630Dorchester, Dorset, granted a charter
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1640First stage coaches ran to/from Christchurch, Dorset
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1643.AugRoyalists take and plunder Dorchester, Dorset
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1644.AprParliament captures Christchurch, Dorset
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1644.JulRoyalist attempt to take Dorchester, Dorset
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1644.Sep.02Phillip Skippon surrenders Parliamentary forces leaving Charles I in control of Devon and Cornwall
Essex and Lord Robartes had slipped away to Plymouth on a small boat. The 6,000 parliamentarian troops disarmed now and allowed to leave - they marched to Southampton and Portsmouth but 5,000 died en-route of starvation and exposure
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1646Parliamentary army enters Cornwall led by Fairfax
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1648William Cookworthy deposits at St Stephen in Brannel which led to the china clay industry in Cornwall
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1656Imprisonment of George Fox, founder of the Quaker sect, at Launceston, Cornwall
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1662Free grammar school established at Christchurch, Dorset
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1664West Country ravaged by the Great Plague
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1677Edward (or William ***) Elliot dies at Christchurch, Dorset, establishing Elliots Charity
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1685.Jun.11Rebel Duke of Monmouth lands at Lyme Regis in Dorset with 82 supporters to wrest the Crown from James II
Monmouths rebellion in the West Country was crushed by James II at the Battle of Sedgemoor and followed by the notorious Bloody Assizes presided over by Judge Jeffereys
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1689Bridge linking East and West Looe in Cornwall repaired
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1697Dorset Purbeck stone to be sold as company joint stock
by 1698Tho Hyde of Poole and Lewis Cockram of Swanage have a partnership to dig white Dorset clay
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1699Joel Gascoyne produces the first 1 inch to 1 mile County map - of mapping Cornwall
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1701Presbyterian church built at Liskeard, Cornwall
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1707The Great Fire of Wincanton in Somerset
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1715Bath postmaster, Ralph Allen, discloses details of a Jacobite plot in the West Country to General Wade
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1715.May.03Solar eclipse visible in Cornwall excepting in the north and the south-east
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1725Serious fire at Dorchester, Dorset
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1731Great Fire of Blandford Forum, Dorset
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1737Serious fire at Dorchester, Dorset
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1743First visit to Cornwall by John Wesley
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1744The Bargate demolished in Christchurch, Dorset
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1744John Wesley visits Trewint in Cornwall - his host, Digory Isbell, builds a chapel and guest room onto his cottage
The cottage is now open as a museum
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1752Rebuilding of the lighthouse at Lizard Point, Cornwall
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1754William Borlase publishes his Antiquities of Cornwall
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1757John Wesley\'s first visit to Liskeard, Cornwall
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1762Great fire of Wareham destorys much of the Dorset town
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1771Birth of the British engineer and inventor Richard Trevithick (-1833) at Illogan, Cornwall
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1774Building of the inner harbour at Megavissey, Cornwall
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1774Fire pump purchased by Christchurch, Dorset
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1775Serious fire at Dorchester, Dorset
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1776Use of thatch forbidden in Dorchester, Dorset, after a series of serious fires
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1777James Watt erects his first steam engine in Cornwall
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1787Riots at Poldice mine in Cornwall due to the copper depression
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1792Barracks established at Christchurch, Dorset
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1800British engineer Richard Trevithick devizes a double-acting high-pressure steam engine used in the mines of Cornwall and South Wales.
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1801Publication of Cornwalls first newspaper The Cornwall Gazetet and Falmouth Packet
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1810Dorset squire Lewis Tregonwell visits Bournemouth
Tregonwell later built a summer residence at the hamlet and is credited with founding the modern town, the largest in the county
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1810.Jul.20First publication of The West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser
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circa 1810Mining commences at the North Levant Mine in Cornwall
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1818Foundation of the Royal Institution of Cornwall
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1821Grampound, a notorious rotten borough in Cornwall, was disenfranchised
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1824.Nov.22The Great Gale rages for 2 days, during high tides, battering the West Country and leaving a trail of devastation in its wake
The bad weather continued - a week later the Dutch vessel Leonora went ashore at Chesil Beach between Wyke and Portland, all her crew and cargo lost
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1827Opening of the incomplete Liskeard-Looe Union Canal in Cornwall
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1832Christchurch in Dorset sends only 1 MP toparliament - the constituency is enlarged
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1835Gas lighting installed Dorchester, Dorset
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1835Cornwall\\\'s capital moved from Launceston to Bodmin
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1836Rich deposits of copper, tin and lead found at Caradon Hill near Liskeard in Cornwall
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1837Discovery of copper at Caradon, Cornwall
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1837Dorset poet William Barnes moves to Dorchester, Dorset
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1837Liskeard Poor Law Union formed in Cornwall
It included East and West Looe
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1837Building of Liskeard Workhouse (Cornwall) starts
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1837Opening of the South Caradon Mine, Cornwall
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1840Cornwall\'s assizes moved from Launceston to Bodmin
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1840Birth of Dorset author Thomas Hardy
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1840.Apr.13Execution of the Lightfoot brothers at Bodmin jail, Cornwall for the murder of Mr Neville Norway
Specialexcursion trains were run from Wadebridge carrying 1,100 spectators
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1841The Old Delabole Slate Company formed from five quarries in Delabole, Cornwall
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1841Building of the County Hospital at Dorchester, Dorset
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1842Publication of An Illustrated Itinerary Of The County Of Cornwall by Cyrus Redding
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1845Museum opened at Dorchester, Dorset
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1846Queen Victoria visits the Polberro Mine in St Agnes, Cornwall
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1847New Town Hall built at Dorchester, Dorset
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1848Cholera outbreak at Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset
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1848Corn Exchange built at Dorchester, Dorset
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1852Completion of the West Cornwall railway (Penzance - Truro)
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1853Gas works built at Christchurch, Dorset
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1854Cholera outbreak at Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset
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1855First publication of the Christchurch Times at Christchurch, Dorset
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1856Cemetery laid out at Dorchester, Dorset
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1859Building of the Guid Hall in Liskeard, Cornwall
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1859.May.03Brunel\'s Royal Albert Bridge linking Saltash in Cornwall to Plymouth in Devon opened by Prince Albert
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1860Piped water introduced at Dorchester, Dorset
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1862Arrival of the railway at Christchurch, Dorset
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1862Clock tower added to the Town Hall at Dorchester, Dorset
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1863RC church of Our Lady and St Neot built in Liskeard, Cornwall
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1864Deanry of St Buryan in Cornwall, consisting of the parishes St Buryan, St Levan and Sennen, brocken up
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1866Financial crisis, collapse of copper mining, and emigration of miners from Cornwall
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1867Birth of Francis Mawson Rattenbury in Leeds
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1870Laying of the first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable. It came ashore at Porthcurno in Cornwall
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1872Abolition of the two annual fairs at Christchurch, Dorset
The weekly market also stopped at about this time
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1874Publication of Thomas Hardy\'s first major work Far from the Madding Crowd (a Wessex story)
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1876Cornwall ceases to be an archdeaconry, the diocese of Cornwall is reinstated with the see at Truro
By the Bishopric of Truro Bill
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1877City status granted to Truro in Cornwall by Queen Victoria
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1881Lanhydrock House in Cornwall largely rebuilt after a disasterous fire
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1883Twelve miners die at Wheal Agar tin mine in Cornwall when the steel rope parts at the top of a mine shaft
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1883The Cornwall Constabulary take over the Launceston Borough Police and the superintendent\'s office is moved to the town
Edward Barrett, Launceston\'s only Police Constable since 1860, retires
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1887Salvation Army creates a citadel at Liskeard, Cornwall
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1888Building ofthe outer harbour at Mevagissey, Cornwall
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1888.May.31Opening of the Town Hall at Wadebridge, Cornwall
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1889Closure of the Wheal Coates mine in the parish of St Agnes in Cornwall
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1890Britain suffers a severe winter
The Mill Stream at Christchurch, Dorset freezes over
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1890Building of the Public Hall in Liskeard, Cornwall
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circa 1890Cornwall suffers decline in tin mining and fisheries while the china clay and tourist industries expand
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1891.MarGreat blizard; outer harbour walls washed away at Mevagissey, Cornwall
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1891.Mar.09Hurricane claims over 200 lives as 63 ships founder off the SW coast and Cornwall suffers blizards and snowdrifts 20 feet deep
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1893Cornwall first free public lending library building opens in Penzance
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1893.Jun.06J Passmore Edwards is made the first Freeman of the City of Truro for his gifts to the City and the County of Cornwall
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1895Piped water supply installed at Christchurch, Dorset
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1896Building of Foresters Hall, Liskeard, Cornwall
It now houses the Town Museum
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1897Outer harbour walls rebuilt at Megavissey, Cornwall
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1898Publication of Thomas Hardy\'s Wessex Poems
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1898School of art, science and technology opened in Christchurch, Dorset
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1899Friends Meeting House in Friends Place, Liskeard, Cornwall, burns down
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1900.Sep.26Commissioning of Pendeen lighthouse (Cornwall)
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1901Radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi sends the first transatlantic signal from the Lizard in Cornwall
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1901First electricity supply installed at Dorchester, Dorset
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1902Opening of the Camborne and Redruth Tramway
This was Cornwall\'s only electric street tramway. It was unique in Britain as it transported minerals as well as passengers
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1902First sewers laid in Christchurch, Dorset
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1902Demolition of the tower of Liskeard parish church, Cornwall
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1903Bournemouth and Poole Electricity Company establishes power station in Christchurch, Dorset
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1903Completion of the new tower of Liskeard parish church, Cornwall
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1903.Jul.06GWR Chacewater to Perranporth branch line (via St Agnes) opened in Cornwall
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1905First tram services run in Christchurch, Dorset
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1905.Jan.02GWR Chacewater to Perranporth branch line extended to Newquay in Cornwall
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1910Completion of the building of Truro Cathedral in Cornwall
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1911First cinema opens at Dorchester, Dorset
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1914Winter storms destroy the harbour at Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall
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1915.Jul.15A storm breaches the North Quay of the harbour at Trevaunance, St Agnes, Cornwall
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1916Storms completely destroy the North Quay of the harbour at Trevaunance, St Agnes, Cornwall
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1919The Royal Institution of Cornwall moves into its present building in River Street, Truro
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1920Donald Healey transmits an air-to-ground radio message over Perranporth
This is the first such transmission in Cornwall and possibly the first in Britain
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1920Foundation of the first Old Cornwall Society at St Ives
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1920Formation of the Wadebridge Male Voice Choir (Cornwall)
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1921Closure of Dolcoath, Cornwall�s deepest mine at 3,500 feet
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1925.JanCornwall County Council adopts the Public Libraries Acts establishing the county\'s first public lending library service
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1925.JanCornwall County Council adopts the Public Libraries Acts establishing the county\'s first public lending library service
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1926Electricity replaces Argand lamp at Pendeen lighthouse, Cornwall
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1928Cornwall County Council purchases its first exhibition library van
The van crried about 2,000 books, visiting each village regularly to permit the public to select books
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1928The first Cornish Gorsedd held at Boscawen symbolising the resurgent interest in Cornwall\'s cultural and linguistic heritage
Instituted by Henry Jenner, it was conducted by Pedrog, Archdruid of Britain
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1928Cornwall College becomes the first college of further education in the county
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1928Electricity supply brought to St Agnes, Cornwall
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1928Death of Dorset author Thomas Hardy
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1928Meeting of Alfred Wallis, Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood starts development of St Ives in Cornwall as an artists\' colony
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1930Publication of Cornwall: a survey of its coast, moors and valleys, with suggestions for the preservation of amenities by the Council for the Preservation of Rural England
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1931Discovery of the remains of a Roman villa at Magor Farm, Camborne, Cornwall
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1931Erection of statue of Thomas Hardy at Dorchester, Dorset
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1931Opening of the Regent Cinema (-1973) in Christchurch, Dorset
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1932Miss Rowena Cade and her gardener start carving out an amphitheatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, Cornwall
It later became the Minack Theatre
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1934Decision taken to construct airfield at Hurn Christchurch, Dorset
Now Bournemouth International Airport
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1934Slum clearance begins around Spicer Street in Christchurch, Dorset
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1936Trams replaced by trolleybuses at Christchurch, Dorset
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1941Closure of the Polberro Tin Mine in St Agnes, Cornwall
1941Airspeed aircraft factory built at Christchurch, Dorset
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1942Discovery of Roman milestone at Menheer, Gwennap inscribed to Gordian III - the earliest example in Cornwall
1945The Newquay Express newspaper becomes the Newquay Guardian and Cornwall County Chronicle
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1950The Royal Institution of Cornwall suggests the establishment of a County Record Office to the County Council
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1950.May.24Opening of Wesley Cottage at Trewint in Cornwall as a Wesley Museum and place of pilgrimage
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1951Formation of Mebyon Kernow (The Sons of Cornwall)
Originally formed as a pressure group to work within existing political parties canvassing for Cornwall to achieve greater control of its own destiny
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1952Opening of the Red House Museum in Christchurch, Dorset
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1955The Newquay Express newspaper becomes the Newquay Guardian and Cornwall County Chronicle (which started publication as The Newquay Express) is incorporated as a local edition of the Cornish Guardian
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1958By-pass built at Christchurch, Dorset
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1961Opening of the Tamar Bridge carrying the A38 from Plymouth in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall
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1961Opening of the Tamar Bridge carrying the A38 from Plymouth in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall
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1962Closure of Airspeed aircraft factory at Christchurch, Dorset
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1962Dorset Wildlife Trust acquires its first nature reserve on Brownsea Island
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1963.Feb.04GWR Chacewater to Newquay branch line closed in Cornwall
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1966New public library built at Dorchester, Dorset
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1967Stanpit Marsh, Christchurch, Dorset, established as a nature reserve
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1967.Jan.30Closure of the North Cornwall Line for all passenger traffic
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1967.Mar.18Tanker Torrey Canyon carrying 119,328 tons of oil runs aground on the Seven Stones Reef, Isles of Scilly, causing fouling of the north and south coasts of Cornwall by oil
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1969Trolleybuses withdrawn at Christchurch, Dorset
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1972Hampshire border oved eastwards leaving Bournemouth and Christchurch in Dorset
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1973Closure of the Regent Cinema (1931-) in Christchurch, Dorset
It became a bingo hall until conversion to the Regent centre in 1983
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1974.Apr.01Local government reorganisation under the Local Government Act 1972 comes into force
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1975Christchurch, Dorset, twinned with Christchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch was also twinned with Aalen, Germany
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1976Weekly market re-established at Christchurch, Dorset
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1977.Jun.06Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II
Cities, towns and villages celebrated in various manner but a string of beacons was lit starting with Land\'s End in Cornwall at midnight
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19781,014-km (630 mile) South West Coast Path from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset becomes a complete National Trail
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1979Plessey builds factory at Christchurch, Dorset
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1980Opening of new Civic Offices in Bridge Street, Christchurch, Dorset
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1981Museum of Electricity opened in Christchurch, Dorset, by John Wedgewood
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1983Opening of Tourist Office in Christchurch, Dorset
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1984Launceston Castle in Cornwall comes under the care of English Heritage
The castle remains in the ownership of the Duchy of Cornwall
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1986Closure of the Geevor mine in Cornwall
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1986The Dorset Martyrs statue erected at Dorchester, Dorset
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1987The West Dorset Hospital built at Dorchester, Dorset
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1987.Nov.04Land\'s End in Cornwall sold for nearly �7m to property tycoon, Peter de Savary who plans major expansion of tourist facilities at the site
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1988Building of the Dorchester bypass (Dorset)
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1992.Apr.17British Cycling Museum opens at Camelford in Cornwall
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1993.AugThe Geevor Mine in Cornwall opens as a heritage centre
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1994Opening of the Keep Military Museum at Dorchester, Dorset
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1996.Apr.01Abolition of the County of Avon by the Local Government Act 1992 and the Avon (Structural Change) Order 1995; Avon split into four unitary authorities - Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath and NE Somerset
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1996.DecFirst recorded British specimen of the Mediterannean sea slug Tylodina perversa found at Looe, Cornwall
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1999.Aug.11Total solar eclipse visible from the Scilly Isles, Cornwall and South Devon, partial eclipse in the rest of England
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2002.Jun.06HRH Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall, opens the Liskeard and District Museum and Stuart House
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2003.SepA world record cucumber weighing 12-kg (27 pounds) was displayed at Shepton Mallet in Somerset
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2003.SepThe primary school opened at Cotford St Luke, Somerset\'s newest village (near Taunton)
It is the only public facility in the new village of 900 houses
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2003.OctCornwall\'s NHS, $31-million in debt, barred from taking �8-million loan from Cornwall County Council\'s reserve by auditors
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2003.Oct.21Kevin Philips, barricaded inside a house in Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset for 2 days and believed armed with a machete give himself up to police
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2003.Oct.26Sutton Harbour Holdings which runs Plymouth Airport has started a new airline, Air Southwest to fly between Newquay, Plymouth and Gatwick
BA decided to end services Cornwall and Plymouth earlier in 2003
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2003.Nov.02Dedication of Field of Remembrance at the Post Office, Liskeard, Cornwall
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2070.Sep.23Total solar eclipse visible from West Cornwall
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28.Jul.21Solar eclipse visible from Cornwall
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