Hessenford  Cornwall


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

HESSENFORD, a village and a chapelry in St. GerMans parish, Cornwall. The village stands in a deep wooded bottom, on the river Seaton, 3 miles W of St. Germans r. station; and has a fair on May 20. The chapelry was constituted in 1852. Post town, St. Germans, Cornwall. Pop., 963. Houses, 209. The land extends to the coast; and many of the inhabitants are fishermen. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Valuc, £100.* Patron, the Incumbent of St. Germans.

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Hessenford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2021

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