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Carnmenellis, Cornwall

Historical Description

Carnmenellis, an ecclesiastical district in Cornwall, on the river Kennal, near the Cornwall railway, 4 miles S of Redruth, which is the post town. Population, 1676. Carnmenellis Hill here is 822 feet high. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; value £220.

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 
Civil parishWendron 
Poor Law unionHelston 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Carnmenellis from the following:


Online maps of Carnmenellis are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.