Perranzabuloe  Cornwall


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

PERRANZABULOE, a parish in Truro district, Cornwall; 1¾ mile from the coast, and 5½ N W of Truro r.station. It has a fair on 16 March; it contains the village of Perranporth, which has a post-office under Truro; it includes part of the chapelry of Mithian; it extends3 miles along the coast; and it takes its name, signifying" St. ...

Piran-in-the-Sands, " from devastating sand-drifts. Acres, 11, 340; of which 385 are water. Real property, £7, 992; of which £1, 882 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 3, 114; in 1861, 2, 959. Houses, 603. The property is much subdivided. Lambourn belonged to the Arundells; Penwortha, to the Vyvians; Tywarnhaile, to the Tyeses. Chiverton is a chief residence. Copper, lead, and tinare mined. Perran-Round, which we have separatelynoticed, is a chief antiquity; and there are a barrow and three camps, severally British, Roman, and Saxon. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £415. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church was rebuilt in 1805. Two previous churcheswere overwhelmed by the sands; and one of them, afterhaving been lost to view for ages, was discovered in 1835. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Perranzabuloe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2024

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