St Just

St Just in Penwith was a churchtown hamlet that began to expand from the 1600s as tin mining took off in West Penwith. Its population then increased three-fold from 1801 to 1861.

Levant Mine, a mile or two up the coast from St Just and one of the mines which provided a livelihood for the people of St Just parish

Population 1861: 5,000

Population 2011: 4,800

Planned population 2031: 5,000

Market Square., St Just.