Helland  Cornwall


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Helland like this:

HELLAND, a village and a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall. The village stands on the river Camel, near the Wadebridge railway, 2½ miles N of Bodmin, and 5 NW of Bodmin Road r station; was known, at Domesday, as Henland; and has a fair on 10 Jan. The parish comprises 2, 475 acres. Post town, Bodmin. ...

Real property, £1, 716. Pop., 324. Houses, 49. Brodes here was the seat of the Glynn family, and the birthplace of Dr. R. Glynn Clobury, physician and poet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £196. * Patron, W. Morshead, Esq. The church is ancient, and contains an old monument to a Calwodley.

Helland through time

Helland is now part of North Cornwall district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Cornwall has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Helland itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Helland in North Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th April 2019

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