Gweek, Cornwall

Historical Description

Gweek, anciently " Wyke," a seaport village in St Martin parish, Cornwall, on Helford river, 3 miles E by S of Helston. It has several vessels in the coasting trade, and about 200 boats in the fisheries.

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

Administration

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

Ancient County Cornwall
Hundred Kerrier

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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CountyCornwall
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTR12
Post TownHelston