Searching for "ST ISSEY"

We could not match "ST ISSEY" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 7 possible matches we have found for you:

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  • You have just searched a list of the main towns, villages and localities of Britain which we have kept as simple as possible. It is based on a much more detailed list of legally defined administrative units: counties, districts, parishes, wapentakes and so on. This is the real heart of our system, and you may be better off directly searching it. There are no units called "ST ISSEY" (excluding any that have already been grouped into the places you have already searched), but administrative unit searches can be narrowed by area and type, and broadened using wild cards and "sound-alike" matching:

  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "ST ISSEY":
    Place name County Entry Source
    Canalidgey Cornwall Canalidgey , hamlet, St Issey par., E. Cornwall, 1½ mile SE. of St Issey vil. Bartholomew
    COLUMB (St.) Cornwall St.) , a sub-district and a district in Cornwall.—The sub-district contains the parishes of St-Columb-Major, St. Columb-Minor, Colan, St. Wenn, and Mawgan-in-Pyder. Acres, 30, 313. Pop., 6, 512. Houses, 1, 357. The district comprehends also the sub-district of Newlyn, containing the parishes of Newlyn, Cubert, Crantock, and St. Enoder; and the sub-district of Padstow, containing the parishes of Padstow, Little Petherick, St. Breock, St. Issey Imperial
    ERVAN (St.) Cornwall St.) , a parish in St. Columb district, Cornwall; on the coast, 4 miles SSW of Padstow, and 14 NW of St. Austell r. station. Post town, St. Issey Imperial
    EXETER Cornwall
    St. Mary; the vicarages of St. Allen, St. Austell, St. Blazey, St. Clements, St. Ewe, St. Feock, Fowey, St. Goran, Kenwyn, Kea, Lanlivery, Lostwithiel, Luxulyan, Mevagissey, Probus, Cuby, and Veryan; the p. curacies of Charlestown, Treverbyn, Par, Cornelly, Baldhu, Chasewater, Truro-St. John, Kenwyn-St. George, Merther, Michael-St. Stephen, Michael-St. Dennis, Golant, Tywardraeth, and Tregaminion; and the donative of Anthony-in-Roseland. The deanery of Pyder contains the rectories of St. Breoke, St. Columb-Major, St. Ervan, Lanivet, St. Mawgan, Little Petherick, and Withiel; the vicarages of Colan, Cubert, St. Enoder, St. Evel, St. Issey Imperial
    ISSEY (ST.) Cornwall ST.) , a village and a parish in St. Columb district. Cornwall. The village stands near the estuary of the Cam el 3 miles SSE of Padstow, and 10 WNW of Bodmin r. station; and has a post office designated St. Issey Imperial
    MEVAGISSEY Cornwall St. Austell district, Cornwall. The village stands on a beautiful bay of its own name, 5½ miles S of St. Austell r. station; took its name from two saints, St. Mevan and St. Issey Imperial
    St Issey Cornwall St Issey , par. and vil., Cornwall, 3 miles SE. of Padstow, 4501 ac., pop. 677; P.O.; near the vil. is St Bartholomew
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  • Place-names also appear in our collection of British travel writing. If the place-name you are interested in appears in our simplified list of "places", the search you have just done should lead you to mentions by travellers. However, many other places are mentioned, including places outside Britain and weird mis-spellings. You can search for them in the Travel Writing section of this site.

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