the West  Cornwall


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

WEST, a hundred near the centre of Cornwall; containing 19 parishes. Acres, 93,058. Pop. in 1851, 18,362; in 1861, 19,678. Houses, 3,873.

the West through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2022

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