Kerrier  Cornwall


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

KERRIER, a hundred in the SW of Cornwall; extending, on the coast, north-westward and north-eastward from the Lizard; bounded, landward, by the hundreds of Penwith and Powder; containing twenty-eight parishes; and cut into two divisions, E and W. Acres, of the E div., 38, 397; of the W div., 65, 041. Pop. of the E div., in 1851, 25, 990; of the W div., in 1851, 21, 065; of both, in 1861, 49, 033. Houses, 9, 913.

Kerrier through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th July 2024

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