The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"HELLAND, a parish in the hundred of Trigg, county Cornwall, 3 miles N. of Bodmin, its post town. The village, which is small, is situated on the river Camel, near the Wadebridge railway. It is mentioned in Domesday Book as Henland. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Exeter, value £196. The church, dedicated to St. Helena, is an ancient stone structure. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. There is a school supported by the rector. The principal residence is Brodes, or Broads, the old seat of the Glynn family, where Dr. R. Glynn Clobury, the poet and physician, was born."