© 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
A Colonel in the Mexican Army