These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Truro. You may be able to find further references to Truro in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||TRURO||a town, a parish, and a district||Imperial|
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 Truro 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.||Daniel Defoe||Letter 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End||13||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Lands End to Winchester||3||William Camden||Cornwall and Devon||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon||2||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Plymouth to Penzance||1||John Wesley||1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness||1||John Wesley||1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners||1||John Wesley||1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost||1||John Wesley||1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents||1||John Wesley||1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People||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|
|St Michael Penkevil||4||2|