Baldhu, Cornwall Family History Guide

Baldhu St Michael and All Angels an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1847 from Kenwyn, Cornwall Ancient Parish, Kea, Cornwall chapelry, and Chacewater, Cornwall Ecclesiastical Parish.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church: St Michael and All Angels

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1847
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Baldhu

  • Chacewater
  • St Day
  • Gwennap
  • Kenwyn
  • Mithian
  • Perran-ar-worthal
  • Feock
  • Kea

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BALDHU, a chapelry in Kea and Kenwyn parishes, Cornwall; in the northern vicinity of Truro r. station Post Town, Truro. Rated property, £2,000. Pop. 2,070. Houses, 427. The property is not much divided The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £200. Patron, Viscount Falmouth. The church is very good. The chapelry was constituted in 1846.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Cornwall
Civil Registration District: Truro
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Powder
Poor Law Union: Truro
Hundred: Powder
Province: Canterbury