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Port Gavorn, Cornwall

Historical Description

Port Gavom, a seaport village in the NW of Cornwall, 6 miles N of Camelford. It makes extensive shipment of slates during the summer months from the Delabole Quarries.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyCornwall 
HundredTrigg 
Poor Law unionBodmin 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Port Gavorn from the following:


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.