Sparnon (EN) / Spernen (KW)

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spernen

Meaning: 
thorn tree
Elements notes: 
Etymology: <spernen> ‘thorn tree’
Historic forms: 
Wheal Sparnon 1767 (Gover, 1948) East Sparnon Mine 1792-1798 (CRO) Wheal Sparnon 1809 (Robert Dawson Map, 1809) Old Sparnon 1809 (Robert Dawson Map, 1809) East Wheal Sparnon 1819 (CRO) Higher Wheal Sparnon 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Sparnon's Gate 1841 (tenements)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Treruff Wheal Sparnon 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Upper Wheal Sparnon 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Wheal Sparnon 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Sparnon 1884 (Gover, 1948) Sparnon 1884 (Mr J Hicks, also an old mine)(Symons, 1884) Sparnon House 1884 (Mrs J H Reynolds)(Symons, 1884) Sparnon House 1888 (OS, 1888) Sparnon Hill 1908 (OS, 1908) Sparnon House 1908 (OS, 1908) Sparnon Gate 2015 (OS, 2015)