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The parish of

ST ANTHONY in MENEAGE

Not to be confused with Antony on the Cornish/Devon border or St Anthony in Roseland on the Roseland Peninsula.
 
St Anthony-in-Meneage has also been called St Anthony-in-Kerrier. It is situated in the deanery and Hundred of Kerrier, near to the mouth of the Helford River, overlooking Gillan Harbour.
 
Other parishes nearby are Manaccan, St Martin Meneage, St Keverne, St Mawgan Meneage.
 
The area of the parish is mainly farmland with a number of small villages and hamlets.

St Anthony in Meneage
The church in the hamlet of St Anthony in Meneage © Simon Lewis
 

OPC
 
The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Anthony in Meneage is Terry Moyle, who can be contacted by Email.
 
For information about and contact details for the current parish council, please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.
 
 


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

Please visit COCP (Cornwall Online Census Project), which is almost complete for 1841 to 1891 and validated, FreeCens at Rootsweb - both are free, searchable databases - or check GenUKI for other alternatives.

REGISTERS:

Transcripts completed are Burials 1597-1901, Bapt 1841-1905, Mges 1597-1905. Full transcriptions are available for look-ups by the OPC or in our database search at http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, which is updated frequently and contains full transcriptions.

The LDS Church batch numbers for St Anthony-in-Meneage are: C053441, C0066222/3. These are index-only and searchable by surname. The IGI coverage of this parish is 1597 - 1875.
 
More information on the parish can be found on West Country Genealogy - http://www.westcountrygenealogy.com/.

For further Parish Register information, please see GenUKI.

DIRECTORIES:

For information, see the University of Leicester's website of Historical Directories or GenUKI.

OTHER:

The 1834 Voters List for this parish.

Wills:

A list of available Wills and Probate Documents. Copies of those marked as CRO can be ordered from here using the appropriate reference.  For those marked as NA enter the reference in the search box on this page and follow the onscreen instructions.

  10 Jul 1593, Peyrse/Piers/Peter CHRISTOPHER 14 Aug 1749, Anthony HOSKEN
  30 Mar 1597, Margaret CHRISTOPHER 21 Nov 1749, James COCKRAM
  18 Jun 1735, Joan NICHOLLS  

For more information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.

MAPS:

For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit Cornwall Council’s mapping website. To see the Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab for Government Boundaries.

For maps and satellite images use Google Maps.

To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for Anthony in Meneage at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

St Keverne, Manaccan and, across the estuary, Mawnan.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. St Anthony in Meneage (St Anthony in Kerrier) is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume I by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page n78). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. The Circle, or Historical Survey of Sixty Parishes and Towns in Cornwall, by William Penaluna, first published in 1819.
  3. The Cornwall Register by John Wallis, A.M. F.S.S., then Vicar of Bodmin, printed 1847. If the in-built search produces no results, use the index pages (474-476) to find your parish of interest. Tables of statistics and other data can be found at the beginning of the book, starting at page n9.
  4. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XX transcripts including St Anthony in Meneage (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/159 appears.