Polberro (EN) / Pollpera (KW)

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poll

Meaning: 
pool
Elements notes: 
<poll> 'pool, pit' + <pera> obscure
Historic forms: 
Polpera c1540 (Gover, 1948) ?Paul Polpera of St. Agnes 1581 (CRO/GP6, 1581) ?Pawll Polpera of St Agnes 1581 (CRO/GP195, 1581) ???Polpera Wartha 1589 (CRO/E/367/996, 1589) Polpere Wolas 1614 (Gover, 1948) Polberro Consols mines 1784 (CRO/BRA1026/19, 1784) Royal Polberou Consols 1841 (TA, 1841) Royal Polberou Consols 1842 (mine, Charles Kenneth Vigers of Truro, purser and adventurer (*CRO, STA/693c/101, 1842) Royal Polberrow Mines 1853 (situate in the Manor of Trevaunance) (*RIC, HP/18/10, 1853) Royal Polberou Consols otherwise Saint Agnes Consols 1846 (Charles Kenneth Vigurs, adventurer and purser and principal manager)(*CRO, STA/693c/149, 1846) West Polberro 1881 (CRO/M/252/2, 1881-1907) Polberro Mine 1886 (CRO/M/77, 1886) Polberro Mine 1888 (Tin, disused)(OS, 1888) Polberro Mine 1908 (Tin, Disused)(OS, 1908)