Place:


Millbrook  Cornwall

 

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

MILLBROOK, a fishing-village and a chapelry in Maker parish, Cornwall. The village stands on an inlet of the Tamar, 2 miles, across the Hamoaze, S of Devonport r. station; has a post office under Devonport, and fairs on 1 May and 29 Sept.; was once a market-town and a borough; and has a pop. of about 1,500. ...


The chapelry has no definite limits; and its statistics are returned with the parish. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £160.* Patron, the Earl of

Mount-Edgecumbe. A battery, for the defence of Plymouth sound, has been erected on heights near the village.

Millbrook through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6117

Date accessed: 24th June 2017


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