St Erme  Cornwall


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

ERME (St.), a parish in Truro district, Cornwall; near the Cornwall railway, 3¼ miles NNE of Truro. Po-town, Truro. Acres, 4, 507. Real property, £3, 544. I Pop., 554. Houses, 111. The property is much sub-divided. Killigrew belonged to the Killigrews; Pelda, Ito the De Veres and the Wynes; and Trehane, to the Pendarveses. Barrows occur on the hills. An extensive mine, which employed many of the inhabitants, was recently stopped. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £473.* Patron, Mr. Pendarves. The church is good. Charities, £8.

St Erme through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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