Helston, Cornwall

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Helston is a town in Cornwall

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Helston within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Helston in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Helston, mun. bor. and township, Wendron par., Cornwall, on river Hel, 1 mile N. of Loo Pool, 10 miles SW. of Falmouth, and 318 SW. of London - mun. bor. and township, 309 ac., pop. 3432; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks; owes its importance to the productiveness of the copper and tin mines in the vicinity, most of which, however, are now worked out and deserted. The bor. returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Helston in the Domesday Book

A village in Winnianton hundred, in the county of Cornwall.

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