Baldhu, Cornwall

Historical Description

Baldhu, a chapelry in Kea and Kenwyn parishes, Cornwall, 4 miles from Truro station on the G.W.R. Post town, Scorrier. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; gross value, £150 with residence. Patron, Viscount Fal-mouth. The church is very good. The chapelry was constituted in 1846. Population, 994.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Cornwall
Hundred Powder
Poor Law union Truro

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtTR3
Post TownTruro