Pacific Northwest Cornish Society



Spring Meetings
March 2, 2019
First Presbyterian Church, 412 West Pioneer Avenue, Puyallup W
Don Anderson, Author of Paper & Spit  - An adoptee who speaks on    
                "How DNA and Genealogy revealed my First Parents' identity". 

March 16
Oregon Stamp Society, 4828 NE 33rd Avenue, Portland OR
Carolyn Bawden will present her slide show on the history of St. Piran.

You can attend either meeting, or both. Both meetings have arrivals at 11 am, followed by a potluck with dishes provided by attendees. Coffee, tea, and juice will be provided along with plates and flatware. Please provide whatever serving utensils are needed for your dish.
The business session will start at about noon and include a short report about our representation at the past summer Highland Games and future plans for continuing participation. A program will follow.
See the latest newsletter for more information.

Link to Cafe Press - Cornish things

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Our Mission

To provide communication regarding heritage/genealogical information pertaining to Cornwall, United Kingdom, to members in the Pacific Northwest region, promote the preservation of public and private Cornish heritage/genealogical material and to cooperate with other organizations in the furtherance of mutual objectives.

Who are we?
We are people with an interest in the history and culture of Cornwall, United Kingdom; in the contributions of Cornish immigrants; and in Cornish heritage and genealogy. We live mostly in the Northwestern United States and British Columbia.

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Why a Cornish Society?

  • Meet others of Cornish descent

  • Materials

  • Use the Pacific Northwest
    Cornish Society library

  • Meet with fellow Cornish people
    from all over the Northwest and
    right in your area

  • Make friends with others who
    understand that "Cornish" does
    not mean "game hen"

  • Learn Cornish culture

  • Gain access to Cornish genealogy

  • Taste a pasty

  • Learn Cornish songs

  • Link to other Cornish groups
    and sources of information on

  • Hear about others' travels in
    Cornwall or tell about your own


Society Newsletters ** Society Activities
Surnames Members Only Page
The Cornish Country Store  Join Us - Membership Application
Helpful Links Message from the Secretary


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This page last updated: Sunday, March 03, 2019

The Pacific Northwest Cornish Society is affiliated with the Cornish American Heritage Society and the Cornwall Family History Society.

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