Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
COLUMB (St.) a sub-district and a district Imperial
St Columb Major market town and parish Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with St Columb Major.

Place Type of entry Source
Gaverigan, or Gavrigan village Bartholomew
Halloon 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 St Columb Major 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Lands End to Winchester 2
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Plymouth to Penzance 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 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
Pyder 0 2
Fraddon 0 2
St Wenn 0 2
Colan 0 2
St Dennis 1 2
Mawgan in Pyder 0 2
St Enoder 0 2
Roche 0 2
St Ervan 0 2
St Columb Minor 0 2
Little Petherick 0 2
Withiel 0 2
St Issey 0 2
Restormel 0 1
St Eval 0 2
St Breock 0 2
St Stephen in Brannel 0 2
Mitchell 0 2
Newquay 0 3
Newlyn 5 2