Tregear (EN) / Treger (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Notes: 
Note formerly in Bodmin parish
Elements: 

tre

Meaning: 
farmstead
Elements notes: 
<tre> 'farmstead' + <ker/kar> 'hillfort'
Historic forms: 
Keyr 1392 (Gover, 1948) Cayr 1444 (Gover, 1948) Cayer 1444 (Gover, 1948) Tregaire 1427 (Gover, 1948) Tregear Water 1653 (CRO, 1653) Gayre in Bodmin 1663 (CRO AD103/79) Tregear Water 1697 (CRO, 1697) tenement called Tregayre 1734 (CRO AD103/84) Tregear 1744 (Gover, 1948) Tregear 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Tregear 1805 (Dawson, 1805) Tregear 1856 (OS 1856) Tregear Farm 1881-2 (Trevail, 1881-2) Tregear 1887 (OS 1887) Tregear 1989 (Douglas, 1989) Tregear Mill (closed 1905) 1989 (Douglas, 1989) Tregear 2014 (OS 2014)