Redruth  Cornwall


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Redruth like this:

Redruth, market town and par. with ry. sta., Cornwall, 9 miles SW. of Truro and 18 NE. of Penzance, 4006 ac., pop. 9335; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tuesday and Friday. Redruth is in. the midst of a rich mineral district, and carries on an extensive trade in connection with the tin and copper mines in the neighbourhood. It is of very remote origin, and has Druidical remains.

Redruth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd May 2024

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