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
The church in the hamlet of St Anthony in
Meneage © Simon Lewis
The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Anthony in Meneage is
who can be contacted by Email.
For information about and contact details for the current parish
council, please see
Contact details for the church can be found by searching
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
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
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 -
For further Parish Register information, please see GenUKI.
For information, see the University of
Leicester's website of Historical Directories
1834 Voters List for this parish.
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.
For more information regarding history, population,
etc., visit GenUKI.
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
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
Keverne, Manaccan and, across the estuary,
- 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.
The Circle, or Historical Survey of Sixty Parishes and Towns in Cornwall,
by William Penaluna, first published in 1819.
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
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