Book of Saints – Derwa

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(Saint) Martyr (Date uncertain.) The Patron Saint of Menadarva (Merthyr-Dava—The Martyr Derwa) in Cornwall, near Camborne. Nothing is now known about this Saint. Possibly he is no other than Saint Dyfan (Damian or Deruvianus), one of the Missionaries sent to Britain in the second century by Pope Saint Eleutherius.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Derwa”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 October 2012. Web. 23 January 2022. <>