Ruan Minor  Cornwall


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

RUAN-MINOR, a parish, with a village, in Helston district, Cornwall; on the coast, 3½ miles N N E of the Lizard, and 13¼ S by W of Penryn r. station. It has a post-office under Helston. Acres, 658. Real property, £728. Pop., 260. Houses, 62. The property belonged to the Carminows; passed to the Robinsons and others; and belongs now toHawkins, Esq. ...

Building-stone and serpentine are worked. The living is a rectory, annexed to Grade, in the diocese of Exeter. The church is ancient but good. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Association Methodists, and an endowed school.

Ruan Minor through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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