Advent is a parish in Cornwall. Advent was formerly a chapelry in the parish of Lanteglos.
Parish church: St Athwenna
Parish registers begin: 1709
Nonconformists include: Methodists
Parishes adjacent to Advent
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
Advent, a parish in Camelford district, Cornwall; on Camel river, 2 miles S of Camelford, and 11 N of Bodmin-Road r. station, Post Town, Camelford. Acres, 4,059. Real property, £1,626. Pop., 208. Houses, 45. The property is much subdivided. A copper mine is worked. The living is a rectory, annexed to Lanteglos, in the diocese of Exeter. The church is bad. An ancient weather-worn granite cross, about 9 feet high, stands in a field a short way from the church.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Advent, or St. Adven, formerly a chapelry in the parish of Lanteglos, now a distinct parish in the hund. of Lesnewth, Camelford union, Cornwall; 2 miles south from Camelford. Living, subordinate to the rectory of Lanteglos, in the archd. of Cornwall and dio. of Exeter. A copper-mine is wrought here. Pop., in 1801, 170; in 1831, 244. Houses 50. Acres 4,020. A. P. £1,396. Poor rates, in 1837, £110.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831
Advent, or St. Adven, formerly a chapelry in the parish of Lanteglos, now a distinct parish in the hundred of Lesnewth, county of CORNWALL, 1¾ mile (S.) from Camelford, containing 229 inhabitants. The living, united with that of Lanteglos, forms a consolidated rectory, in the patronage of the King, as Duke of Cornwall. A copper mine is worked here, but it is not very productive.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831
Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Advent, 2 m. N. Camelford. P. 291
Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Kelly's Directory of Cornwall, 1883
Alford William, fanner, Higher Town
Baker William, farmer, Treclego
Beer Adolphus, farmer, Pencarrow
French William, farmer, Goose hill
Gillard Thos. Pethick, farmer, Tresinney
Glanvill Henry, farmer, Stepps
Inch Francis, farmer, Whitenells
Inch Joseph, farmer, Tor
Irons John, farm bailiff to William Teague esq
Northey George, farmer, New hall
Northey Richard, farmer, Watergate
Parnell Nicholas, farmer, Trecarne
Trevillian William, farmer, Trevent
Wickett John, farmer, Heneward
Marriages at Advent 1676 to 1801
Other records from Cornwall OPC include:
Coroners' Inquests: (newspaper reports)
1774, Lesnewth Hundred
1611 John HOCKEN
1636 John HOCKEN, the elder
1650/1656? William MITCHELL
1653 Jacob HOCKEN
1657 John MELLAND/MEDLAND
1741 John LEANE
1743 Christopher ARNOLD
1743 John GILL
1746 Daniel LOMBARD, also of Lanteglos by Camelford
1748 Mary DINHAM
1749 Aves BROWNE
1750 Jane DANGAR
1754 William JORY
- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: Camelford
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Trigg Minor
- Poor Law Union: Camelford
- Hundred: Lesnewth
- Province: Canterbury