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St Buryan is a village and civil parish in the Penwith district of Cornwall, England. The civil parish includes the villages of St Buryan, Lamorna, and Crows-an-wra. In England a civil parish (usually just parish) is the lowest unit of local government, lower than districts or counties. ... Penwith (Cornish: Penwyth) is a local government district in Cornwall, UK. It is the westernmost district in the UK, other than the Isles of Scilly. ... Motto: Onen hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Population - Total (2004 est. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Categories: UK geography stubs | Towns in Cornwall ...

The 12th Century Church of St Buryan is located here. It is a Grade I listed building. [1] [2] Buckingham Palace, a Grade I listed building. ...

The closest large town is Penzance. The village is also very close to Land's End and enjoys a very good tourist influx. Location within the British Isles. ... Lands End (Cornish name: Pedn a Wollaz) is a headland on the Penwith peninsula, located near Penzance, Cornwall, at the extreme south-western tip of the British mainland. ...

The village is named after Saint Buriana who reportedly once visited the parish. St Buryan is mentioned in the Domesday book with the old cornish name of "Eglosburrie". Domesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester), was the record of the great survey of England completed in 1086, executed for William the Conqueror, that was similar to a census by a government of today. ...

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GENUKI: St Buryan (1879 words)
The 1841 Census of St Buryan (HO107/141) (
The 1851 Census of St Buryan (HO107/1919) (
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GENUKI: St Levan (1076 words)
It is bounded on the north by St Buryan, on the east and south by sea, and on the west by Sennen.
The 1861 Census of St Levan (RG9/1599), (
The 1891 Census of St Levan (RG12/1861) (
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