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North Tamerton, Cornwall

Historical Description

Tamerton, North, a parish in Cornwall, on the river Tamar, 5¼ miles from Holsworthy station on the L. & S.W.R., and 9 N by W of Launceston station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Holsworthy; money order and telegraph office, Holsworthy. Acreage, 5302; population, 430. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; net value, £162. The church, restored, is an ancient building of granite and stone.

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 parishNorth Tamerton St. Denis 
Poor Law unionHolsworthy 

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

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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RegionSouth West
Postal districtEX22
Post TownHolsworthy