Pacific Northwest Cornish Society



Our next meeting is a Zoom meeting.

Save the date!

March 2, 2024

Tentatively scheduled for 10:00 AM Pacific time. The Zoom sign-in and password will be sent the day before the meeting.

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.

Click here to read an explanation of the elements of our logo.


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 President


Members - check out the lending library on the Members only page

Link to Cafe Press - Cornish things

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This page last updated: Sunday, October 22, 2023

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

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