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Wendron, Cornwall

Wendron is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is three miles (5 kilometres) north of Helston. The Revd G. H. Doble served for almost twenty years as the Vicar of Wendron (1925–1945). Langdon (1896) recorded the existence of eight stone crosses in the parish, including two at Merther Uny. The church contains the brass of Warin Penhalluryk, rector of St Just, vicar of Wendron and Stithians, d. 1535.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6731
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

Other names by which Wendron, Cornwall has been known in the past

Wendton

Wendron, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wendron, par., township, and vil., Cornwall - par. (containing Helston and Carnmenellis), 13,568 ac., pop. 8016; township, 13,259 ac., pop. 4584; vil., 2½ miles NE. of Helston; has tin mining.

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