Cardinham  Cornwall


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

CARDINHAM, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; on the river Fowey, 3 miles NNE of Bodmin Road r. station, and 4 E by N of Bodmin. It has a post office under Bodmin. Acres, 9,534. Real property, £3,884. Pop., 717. Houses, 129. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged to Robert de Cardinham, ancestor of the Lords Dinham; and has traces of an ancient castle. ...

Glynn, a beautiful place on the Fowey, is the seat of Lord Vivian; and contains an early portrait by Reynolds, which opened the way to his career as an artist. Cardinham Bury is an ancient circular entrenchment. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £524.* Patron, Mrs. Vivian. The church is good; and has a brass of a priest.

Cardinham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th July 2022

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