Port Gavorn, Cornwall

Historical Description

Port Gavom, a seaport village in the NW of Cornwall, 6 miles N of Camelford. It makes extensive shipment of slates during the summer months from the Delabole Quarries.

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 Trigg
Poor Law union Bodmin

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Port Gavorn from the following:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

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