[Spellyans] Place names

Ray Chubb ray at spyrys.org
Thu Jan 28 10:34:33 GMT 2010

And as we now know the use of Saint/St. before saint's names in  
Cornish place names is totally unwarranted from a historical point of  

We have got a struggle on our hands because I don't think that even  
all Cornish speakers except this fact.

On 28 Gen 2010, at 10:12, John Nash wrote:

> How much support are people finding for Cornish to be used in public  
> signage? I recently mailed St Buryan Parish council to ask why our  
> very nice brand new village sign didn't include somehwere the name  
> in Cornish, as this wouldn't have added to the cost. The answer was  
> simply that "they saw no reason for it" and that "of the eleven  
> councillors, ten were St Buryan born and bred".
> Oll an gwella
> John Nash
> Lamorna (Sadly, not born and bred in St Buryan)
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Ray Chubb


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