Chacewater Cornwall Family History Guide

Chacewater is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1829 from chapelry in Kenwyn Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Chasewater, Kenwyn St Paul

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1828
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHASEWATER, or Chacewater, a village in Kenwyn parish, and a chapelry in Kenwyn and Kea parishes, Cornwall. The village stands adjacent to the Cornwall railway, 5 ½ miles WSW of Truro; is inhabited chiefly by miners; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Scorrier, Cornwall, and fairs on 24 April and 27 Sept. The chapelry was constituted in 1837. Pop., 4,629. Houses, 962. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £150. Patron, the Vicar of Kenwyn. There are two Independent and two Baptist chapels.

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


People declared bankrupt and the date of bankruptcy.

Rule William, Chacewater, Cornwall, grocer, June 11, 1830.


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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