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St Dennis, Cornwall

Historical Description

Dennis, St, or St Deny's, a village and a parish in Cornwall. The village stands about 3 miles from St Columb Road station on the G.W.R., and has a post and telegraph office under Austell; money order office, Nanpean. The parish comprises 3240 acres; population, 1302. The rocks include tin and porcelain clay, and are mined. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; value, £135. The church stands on a hill. There are United Free Methodist and Bible Christian chapels.

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 parishDennis St. 
Poor Law unionSt. Austell 

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 districtPL26
Post TownSt. Austell