Trevalga, a parish in Cornwall, on the coast, 3 miles NNW of Camelford station on the L. & S.W.R., and 16½ W by N of Launceston. Post town, Boscastle. Acreage, 1325; population, 126. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; net value, £130. Patron, the Dean and Chapter of Truro. The church is an ancient building of stone in various styles, and was restored in 1875. The coast is considered the most grandly picturesque in the north of Cornwall, has adjacent to it several rocky islands, the home of countless sea-birds. The Growa slate quarries are in this parish. There is a small Bible Christian chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
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Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:
- Royal Cornwall Gazette
- West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser
- Lake's Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser
We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.