Lerrin  Cornwall


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

LERRIN, a rivulet, a village, and a sub-district, in Cornwall. The rivulet rises near Broadoak, and runs about 6 miles, sonth-south-westward, to the Fowey near Penwick. The village stands 3 miles ESE of Lostwithiel; and has a post office under Lostwithiel, and fairs on 7 March and 25 April.—The sub-district is in Liskeard district; and contains the parishes of Broadoak, Boconnoc, Lanreath, St. Veep, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, and Lansallos. Acres, 19,699. Pop., 3,804. Houses, 816.

Lerrin through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th July 2022

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