Place:


Gweek  Cornwall

 

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

GWEEK, a seaport village in St. Martin parish, Cornwall; on Helford river, 3 miles E by S of Helston. It has nine or ten vessels in the coasting trade, and about 200 boats in the fisheries. Fairs are held at it on 20 Feb., 22 May, and 18 Sept.

Additional information about this locality is available for Wendron

Gweek through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24475

Date accessed: 26th January 2020


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