Bryher, Cornwall

Historical Description

Brehar or Bryher, one of the Scilly Islands, which lies off Land's End, in Cornwall, in the NW of the group, 2½ miles NW of Hugh-Town. It is 2 miles long, rugged, wild, and high, and inhabited chiefly by fishermen. It contains some Droidical remains. Acreage, 360; population, 91.

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.