Gwinear is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.
Other places in the parish include: Relistian, Tregortha, Roseworthy, Revala, Wall, Fraddam, Drannock, Cathebedron, and Camhell Green.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1560
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
GWINEAR, a village and a parish in Redruth district, Cornwall. The village stands near the Cornwall railway, 2½ miles ENE of Hayle; and has a station, of the name of Gwinear Road, on the railway, and a post office under Hayle. The parish includes also the hamlets of Cathebedron, Drannock, Fraddam, Tregortha, Camhell Green, Revala, Relistian, and Wall. Acres, 4,611. Real property, £9,660; of which £3,540 are in mines, £5 in quarries, and £407 in railways. Pop. in 1851, 2,635; in 1861, 2,880. Houses, 551. The property is much subdivided. Two old seats, now farm houses, Rosewarne and Lanyon, are near the village; the former once the property of the Arundels of Lauherne, the latter the seat of the Lanyons, one of whom was Capt. Lanyon, who accompanied Cook in his voyages round the world. The rocks include slate, much copper ore, and some silver. The coppermines of Herland, Wheal Carpenter, Wheal Alfred, and Wheal Relistian are within the limits, but are no longer worked. Many coins of the later Roman emperors have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £287. Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church has a north aisle built by the Arundels, and containing a marble monument to one of their family; and is good. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a nation al school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
People declared bankrupt and the date of bankruptcy.
Davey George, Gwinear, Cornwall, miller, Feb. 17, 1835.
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- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: Redruth
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Penwith
- Poor Law Union: Redruth
- Hundred: Penwith
- Province: Canterbury