Place:


Tregony  Cornwall

 

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

TREGONY, a decayed town and a parish in Truro district, Cornwall. The town stands on the river Fal, 4 miles S by E of Grampound-Road r. station, and 6½ E by N of Truro; occupies the site of the Roman Cenio or Voluba; belonged, at Domesday, to the Earl of Mortaigne; passed to the Pomeroys, the Boscawens, the Bassets, and others; acquired, in the time of Richard, a moated castle of the Pomeroys, some vestiges of which still exist; sent two members to parliament from the time of Edward I. ...


till 1832, and was then disfranchised; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a post-office under Grampound, Cornwall, a church, three dissenting chapels, a national school, charities £72, and five annual fairs. The parish comprises 69 acres. Real property, £834. Pop. in 1851, 846; in 1861, 699. Houses, 186. The living is a rectory, united with Cuby, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £311. Patron, not reported.

Tregony through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3888

Date accessed: 15th December 2017


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