Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Gwennap. You may be able to find further references to Gwennap in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Gwennap parish Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Gwennap.

Place Type of entry Source
DAY (St.) a village and a chapelry Imperial
Frogpool village Bartholomew
Hicks Mill hamlet Bartholomew
Lannarth ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
LANNARTH, or LANNER a village and a chapelry Imperial
St Day ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Gwennap within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 7
Charles Wesley May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall 5
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 3
John Wesley 1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs 3
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 3
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 2
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 2
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 2
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
St Day 0 2
Lanner 0 2
Scorrier 0 2
Ponsanooth 0 2
Perranarworthal 1 3
Chacewater 0 2
Treleigh 0 2
Stithians 2 3
Redruth 26 3
Baldhu 0 2
Four Lanes 0 2
St Gluvias 0 2
Carnmenellis 0 2
Devoran 0 2
Carnon 0 2
Kea 0 2
Pool 0 2
Mount Hawke 0 2
Illogan 3 2
Tuckingmill 0 2