Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Redruth. You may be able to find further references to Redruth in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
REDRUTH a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Redruth.

Place Type of entry Source
Treleigh Bartholomew
TRELEIGH a chapelry Imperial

Travel writing

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 Redruth 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Plymouth to Penzance 4
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 3
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 3
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Lands End to Winchester 2
John Wesley 1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs 2
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 2
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 2
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 2
Charles Wesley May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War 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
Treleigh 0 2
Scorrier 0 2
Illogan 3 2
St Day 0 2
Pool 0 2
Lanner 0 2
Tuckingmill 0 2
Gwennap 29 2
Mount Hawke 0 2
Four Lanes 0 2
Portreath 0 2
Chacewater 0 2
St Agnes 6 2
Camborne 3 3
Carnmenellis 0 2
Treslothan 0 2
Stithians 2 3
Baldhu 0 2
Penponds 0 2
Ponsanooth 0 2