Dydh Da! from a Cornishman in Atlanta, GA

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    Chris Paynter
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    Firstly, apologies to Jamie for devouring the entire podcast back catalog before subscribing but I’m here now. Just wanted to introduce myself as an avid fan and let everyone know that I look forward to becoming an active member of the community. Listening whilst I navigate the perils of a 35 mile commute through the hell of Atlanta traffic gives a little respite and a connection to my cultural routes.

    Glad to be here.

    Sowyn!! Chris

  • #38630

    Hello Chris, I have just joined the BHP community today. I came on to say hello and first post i saw was yours and i thought interestingly I am a Cornishman and my mothers maiden name is Paynter. There are plenty of Paynter’s out there but naturally I wanted to say hello. (I now live in Devon so I am still very very close to Cornwall)

  • #38702

    Chris Paynter
    Participant

    Hey Adam, nice to make your acquaintance. There are not that many Cornish Paynters out there so, who knows. Is your mother from the mid-Cornwall Paynters or the original far west Cornwall clan. Anyway, living in Devon keeps you a little closer than me – I envy you!

  • #38722

    I am from Saint Austell, my mum and grandmother are from Saint Blazey / Par, so very mid Cornwall. Have you moved to Atlanta from Cornwall or was it your parents who emigrated? I do not know anyone on my mothers side that have done their ancestry so I am actually quite clueless about that branch of my family tree. Perhaps something for me to do at some point.

    I only moved to Plymouth as well so literally on the border with Cornwall. Plymouth being a big city for us Cornish people….. I do not know Atlanta but a quick google search shows its population is twice that of Plymouth! :)

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