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Cubert or Cuthbert, Cornwall

Historical Description

Cubert or Cuthbert, a parish in Cornwall, on the coast, near Holywell Bay, 5½ miles WNW of St Michael, and 5 from Newquay station on a branch of the G.W.R. It has a post office under Grampound Road; money order office, St NewlynEast; telegraph office, Newquay. Acreage, 2511 of land and 86 of tidal water and foreshore; population, 311. Some mining is carried on, and there is a petrifying spring. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; value, £135 with residence. The church stands on a hill, contains monuments of the Hoskens and others, and is good.

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 CountyCornwall 
Ecclesiastical parishCubert St. Cuthbert 
Poor Law unionSt. Columb Major 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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