Pol Hodge

Pol Hodge a veu genys yn tre valweyth Resrudh yn 1965.  Ev o megys yn Trewoon- tre an meurra bardh Sowsnek Kernow John Harris ha tyller rannow Bewnans Meryasek.

Pol Hodge was born in the mining town of Redruth in 1965.  He grew up in Troon – home to Cornwall’s greatest English language poet John Harris and the location for Beunans Meriasek.

Hodge eth dhe Skol Resrudh ha Liestek Glann Dyghow rag studhya Jynnweyth Kemyk hag ena Pennskol Karvadhyn rag PGCE yn Godhononieth.


Hodge went to Redruth School and Polytechnic of the South Bank to read Chemical Engineering and then Bath University for a PGCE in Science.

Ev a dhyskas Kernewek yn Loundres ha Kammbronn ha Lyskerrys ha gans Kernewek Dre Lyther.


He learned Cornish in London, Camborne, Liskeard and with Kernewek Dre Lyther

Wosa sewena an ughella gradh (gans bri) yn Kernewek Pol Hodge eth ha bos Bardh an Yeth orth Gorsedh Tregarrek ow kemerys hanow Mab Stenek Veur.


After succeeding at the highest grade (with distinction) in Cornish Pol Hodge became a Language Bard at the Roche Gorsedh taking the bardic name Mab Stenek Veur ‘Son of a Great Tin-ground’     

Ev o an dyskader orth klassow yn Penngegin, Kammbronn, Fordh Ponsmeur, Skol Pennrys, Kresen an Yeth Kolji Kernow Kammbronn, Skol Argheskop Benson yn Truru, S. Kolom Veur ha Tesco yn Lannwedhenek.


He was the teacher at classes in Pengegon, Camborne, Grampound Road, Penrice School, The Language Centre Cornwall College Camborne, Archbishop Benson School in Truro, St Columb and Tesco’s in Padstow.

Yma ev owth oberi avel Sodhek Adhyskans rag Maga ow tyski Kernewek yn skolyow dre Gernow oll ha displegya asnodhow adhyskel kepar ha Say Something in Cornish, an wiasva www.learncornishnow.com ha restra korsow gluw triga.

He worked as an Education Officer for Maga (Cornish Language Partnership) teaching Cornish in schools throughout Cornwall and developing educational resources such as Say Something in Cornish, the web-site www.learncornishnow.com and organizing intensive residential courses.

Pol Hodge a drig yn Kernow Kres gans y wreg yw kernewegores, Jane.


Pol Hodge lives in Mid Cornwall with his Cornish-speaking wife, Jane.