© Cornish Mexican Cultural Society

Building on Cornwall's International Heritage


The Cornish Mexican Cultural Society

Sociedad Cultural Cornish Mexicana

By the late 1820’s British companies had interests in Real del Monte, Jalisco, Michoacán, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí, Zacatacas and again in Hidalgo.  Before the end of the century British operations had spread to Taxco, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sinaloa and Sonora. All employed Cornish miners.


Pass issued in 1829 to

Walter Gilbert of Camborne


Gillmor Pascoe

A Colonel in the Mexican Army