Crystals were first found in Cornwall (at Wheal Jane, near Truro, associated with pyrrhotite) by J.
At Falmouth he wrote his Laboratorium portabile and at Truro the Alphabetum minerale.
Of Truro, and 2 m.
HELSTON, a market town and municipal borough in the Truro parliamentary division of Cornwall, England, 11 m.
Early in 1877 he was consecrated first bishop of Truro, and threw himself with characteristic vigour into the work of organizing the new diocese.
ALEXANDER MACKENNAL (1835-1904), English Nonconformist divine, was born at Truro in Cornwall, on the 14th of January 1835, the son of Patrick Mackennal, a Scot, who had settled in Cornwall.
Agricultural colleges are also maintained at Truro, Nova Scotia, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Of Truro, on a branch of the Great Western railway.
The first settlement here was made about 1680; it became a "district" or precinct of Truro' in 1714, and was established as a township with its present name in 1727.
During his school days at the grammar schools of Penzance and Truro he showed few signs of a taste for scientific pursuits or indeed of any special zeal for knowledge or of ability beyond a certain skill in making verse translations from the classics and in story-telling.
In 1882 he was senior proctor of the university, and the same year was made a canon of Truro and examining chaplain to its bishop. He was appointed a canon of St.
There is more than one meaning of Truro discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
A memorial tablet, with an inscription by Archbishop Benson, is placed in the Cathedral at Truro; and Mr Passmore Edwards erected a public institute in his honour at Launceston, near his birthplace.
HENRY MARTYN (1781-1812), English missionary to India, was born on the 18th of February 1781, at Truro, Cornwall.
His father, John Martyn, was a "captain" or mine-agent at Gwennap. The lad was educated at Truro grammar school under Dr Cardew, entered St John's College, Cambridge, in the autumn of 1797, and was senior wrangler and first Smith's prizeman in 1801.
He died at Truro May 4 1912.
He entered parliament in 1625 as member for Truro, and continued to represent that or some neighbouring west country constituency in such parliaments as were summoned till his death.