Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Morvah. You may be able to find further references to Morvah in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Morvah coastal parish and village Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Morvah within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 4
Charles Wesley May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall 4
John Wesley 1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 1
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Pendeen 0 2
Mulfra 0 2
Madron 0 2
Zennor 8 2
St Just 26 2
Sancreed 1 2
Gulval 1 2
Penwith 4 2
Towednack 2 2
Penzance 28 2
Chyandour 0 2
Newlyn 0 2
Paul 0 2
St Buryan 3 2
Ludgvan 2 2
Halse Town 0 2
Maen 0 2
Mousehole 0 2
St Ives 50 2
Sennen 3 2