[Spellyans] Place-Names & maps

Ken MacKinnon ken at ferintosh.org
Mon Feb 4 16:20:58 GMT 2013

Christian and friends,


Not so much an artist – as I have seen ‘artistic’ maps of Cornwall – and they are rubbish.   What we really need is a cartographer, and an authentic source of professionally researched Cornish language place-names.   I am confident we have this in Craig.


I am pretty sure we all agree – but how do we bell the cat ?


-        An ken Ken 


From: Spellyans [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net] On Behalf Of Christian Semmens
Sent: 04 February 2013 13:21
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Place-Names & maps


I think that is an excellent idea Herbie, a folded map and a poster size one would be great... All we need is an artist.  :)



On 4 February 2013 12:35, Herbie Blackburn <kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com> wrote:

Excited to have received my copy of Craig’s ‘A Concise Dictionary of Cornish Place-Names’. Looks very comprehensive and well researched, and looking forward to reading it and then having it by for reference.

Following on from the maps’ emails, any thought of producing a Cornish Place-Name Map based on the contents of this book? It could be a great additional asset, and may even be an attractive tourist souvenir if pitched right. I could imagine picking one up at one of those many whirly book/card stands in the shops of Cornwall, especially it had the air of authenticity the book has.



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