St Erme, Cornwall

Historical Description

Erme, St, a parish in Cornwall, 3½ miles NNE of Truro station on the G.W.R. Post town, Truro. Acreage, 4552; population, 462. Barrows occur on the hills. An extensive mine, which employed many of the inhabitants, was once worked, but has been stopped for many years. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; net value, £370. The church was rebuilt in 1820.

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


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Ancient County Cornwall
Hundred Powder
Poor Law union Truro

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtTR4
Post TownTruro