Place:


Helston  Cornwall

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Helston like this:

Helston, mun. bor. and township, Wendron par., Cornwall, on river Hel, 1 mile N. of Loo Pool, 10 miles SW. of Falmouth, and 318 SW. of London - mun. bor. and township, 309 ac., pop. 3432; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks; owes its importance to the productiveness of the copper and tin mines in the vicinity, most of which, however, are now worked out and deserted. The bor. returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Helston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/54

Date accessed: 17th November 2018


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