Halse Town  Cornwall


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Halse Town like this:

HALESTOWN, or HALSETOWN, a village and a chapelry in St. Ives parish, Cornwall The village is suburban to St. Ives; stands near the great tin mine called St. Ives Consols, 4 miles NW of Hayle; is a modern place; and has a fair on 12 Sept. The chapelry was constituted in 1846; and its post town is St. ...

Ives, Cornwall. Pop., 1, 940. Houses, 392. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £160. * Patron, R. Hichens, Esq. The church was built in 1860, at a cost of £2, 786; is in the early decorated English style; and consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with porch and vestry.

Halse Town through time

Halse Town is now part of Penwith district. Click here for graphs and data of how Penwith has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Halse Town itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Halse Town, in Penwith and Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th June 2024

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