1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"ALAN, (or Camel River), a small stream which rises at Davidstow, in the county of Cornwall, and after a course of about 27 miles, passing the towns of Camelford, Bodmin, and Wadebridge, falls into the Bristol Channel near Padstow. A special interest attaches to it from its connection with the legends of King Arthur. The battle of Camblan, fatal both to the "flower of kings," and his foe, the wicked Modred, was fought near this river.
"EAST, a hundred, county Cornwall, separated into three divisions, Middle, North, and South. The Middle division contains the parishes of Collington, Calstock, St. Dominick, St. Ive, St. Mellion Menheniot Pillaton, Quethiock, and South Hill. The North division contains the borough of Launceston and the parishes of Egloskerry, Laneast, Lawhitton, Lewannick, Lezant, Linkinhorne, North-hill, South Petherwin, St. Stephen's, Stoke-Clinisland, St. Thomas, Tremayne, Tresmeer, and Trewen. The South division contains the parishes of St. Anthony Jacob, Betas Fleming, St. Budeaux, St. Germain's, St. John, Landrake, with St. Erney, Landulph, Rame, Sheviock, St. Stephen's, and part of Maker, together comprising 124,040 acres. It gives name to East deanery, in the archdeaconry of Cornwall and diocese of Exeter."
"GRIMSBY, (or Grinzey Islands), off the coast of Cornwall. They are distinguished as New and Old Grimsby, and form part of the Scilly group, lying between Bryer and Trescow.
"GUNNISLAKE, a small place in the hundred of Tavistock, county Cornwall; 4 miles S. of the town of Tavistock. Here is a post-office. The neighbourhood contains much copper."
"KERRIER, a hundred in the county of Cornwall; contains the towns of Helston and Penryn, and the parishes of St. Anthony, Breage, Budock, Constantine, Cary, Falmouth, Germoe, St. Gluvias, Grade, Gunwalloe, Gwennap, St. Keverne, Landewednack, Mabe, Manaccan, St. Martin with Mawgan, Mawnan, Mullion, Mylor, Perran-Arworthal, Major and Minor Ruan, Stithney, St. Stithian's, and Wendron, comprising an area of 103,550 acres. It gives name to a deanery in the archdeaconry of Cornwall, and diocese of Exeter."
"LESNEWTH, a hundred in county Cornwall, contains the town of Camelford, and the parishes of Advent, Altarnum, St. Clether, Davidstow, Forrabury, St. Genny, St. Juliot, Laneast, Lanteglos, Lesnewth, Michaelstow, Minster, Otterham, Poundstock, Tintagel, Trenegloss, Trevalga, and Warbstone, comprising an area of 67,000 acres."
"LOE POOL, an inlet on the west coast of Cornwall, with a bar of pebbles at its mouth. Cornelians and agates are found on the shores."
"LYNHER, a stream of county Cornwall, rises under Brown Willey, and falls into Lynher Creek below St. Germains."
"MENEAGE, a district in the western part of county Cornwall, between the Lizard and Loon Pool."
"MOUNT HAWK, a ~parish and ~hamlet in the hundred of Penwith, county Cornwall, 4 miles N. of Redruth. It is situated in a mining district. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Exeter, value £130, in the patronage of the crown and bishop alternately."
"PENWITH, a hundred in the county of Cornwall, contains the towns of Marazion and Penzance, and the parishes of Buryan, Camborne, Crowan, St. Erth, Gulval, Gwinear, Gwithian, St. Hilary, Illogan, St. Ive's, St. Just, Lelant, St. Levan, Ludgvan, Madron, Paul, Perran-Uthnoe, Phillack, Redruth, Sancreed, Sennen, Towednack, and Zennor, comprising together an area of 101,070 acres. It gives name to a deanery in the archdeaconry of Cornwall and diocese of Exeter."
"POWDER EAST, a hundred in the county of Cornwall, contains the parishes of St. Austell, St. Blazey, St. Dennis, St. Ewe, Fowey, Gorran, Ladock, Lanlivery, Lostwithiel, Luscullian, Mevagissey, St. Mewan, St. Michael Carhayes, Roche, St. Sampson, St. Stephen and Tywardreth, comprising an area of about 74,460 acres."
"PYDER, a hundred in the county Cornwall, contains the town of Wadebridge and the parishes of St. Agnes, St. Breock, Colan, St. Colomb Major, St. Colomb Minor, Crantock, Cubert, St. Enoder, St. Ervan, St. Eval, St. Issey, Lanhydrock, Lanivet, St. Mawgan, St. Merryn, Newlyn, Padstow, Perranzabuloe, Little Petherick, St. Wenn, and Withiel; comprising an area of 103,000 acres."
"RELISTION, a copper mine in the hundred of Penwith, county Cornwall, 3 miles S.W. of Camborne, and 13 S.W. of Truro."
"SEATON, a stream of the county of Cornwall, rises near Liskeard, and falls into the English Channel."
"SEVEN-STONES, a reef off the Land's End, county Cornwall. It lies out at sea about 7 miles from the shore, and is marked by a floating light."
"STRATTON, a hundred in the county of Cornwall, contains the parishes of Jacobstow, Kilkhampton, Launcells, Marham Church, Moorwinstow, Poughill, Stratton, North Tamerton, Week St. Mary, Whitstone, and parts of Boyton and Bridgerule, comprising an area of 5,502 acres."
"TAMAR, a river of counties Cornwall and Devon, rises near Wooley, in Cornwall, and after receiving the tributary waters of the Attery, Lyd, Tavy, and Lynner, forms Hamoaze Harbour, at the head of Plymouth Sound, and nearly opposite Devonport Dockyard."
"THE LIONESSE, a rock off the W. coast of Cornwall, lying between the Land's End and Scilly, on which the Palinarus was lost in 1848. It is supposed to have been overwhelmed by the sea in 1099.
"TRIGG, a hundred, county Cornwall, contains the parishes of Bodmin, Blisland, St. Breward, Egloshayle, St. Endellion, Helland, St. Kew, St. Mabyn, St. Minver, St. Tenth, Temple, and St. Tudy, comprising an area of 63,020 acres. It gives name to two deaneries in the archdeaconry of Cornwall and diocese of Exeter."
"WEST, a hundred in county Cornwall, contains the parishes of Boconnoc, with Broad Oak, Cardinham, St. Cleer, Duloe, St. Keyne, Lanreath, Lansalloes, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, Liskeard, St. Martin, Morval, St. Neot, Pelynt, St. Pinnock, Talland, St. Veep, Warleggon, and St. Winnow, besides the disfranchised borough of Looe, comprising 92,600 acres. It gives name to a deanery in the archdeaconry of Cornwall and diocese of Exeter."
"WEST POWDER, a hundred in the county of Cornwall, contains the towns of Grampound and St. Mawes, also the parishes of St. Allen, St. Anthony, St. Clement, Cornelly, Creed, Cuby, St. Erme, St. Feock, Gerrans, St. Just, Kea, Kenwyn, Lamorran, Merther, St. Michael Penkevil, Philleigh, Probus, Ruan-Lanihorne, Truro, and Veryan, comprising an area of 62,000 acres.