Trewen, Cornwall

Historical Description

Trewen, a parish in Cornwall, 3 miles from Egloskerry station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Launceston. Acreage, 994; population, 124. The living is a parochial chapelry under Petherwin, in the gift of the University of Oxford. The church is a small and ancient building of Polyphast stone. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Piper's Pool.

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


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

Ancient County Cornwall
Ecclesiastical parish Trewen St. Michael
Hundred East
Poor Law union Launceston

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL15
Post TownLaunceston