Constantine is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1562
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597
Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CONSTANTINE, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Falmouth district, Cornwall. The village stands on a branch of the Helford river, near the coast, 5 miles SW of Falmouth town and r. station; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a post office under Falmouth, and fairs on 12 April, 21 June, and 27 Sept. The parish com. prises 7,909 acres of land and 270 of water. Real property, £8,517; of which £445 are in fisheries, and £199 in quarries. Pop., 2,014. Houses, 413. The property is divided among a few. Fine-grained granite is quarried; copper and tin mines are worked; and oyster-fishing is carried on. The Tolmên, Meantol, or Holed Stone, an egg-shaped block of granite, 33 feet long and 18 feet broad, supposed by some antiquaries to be Druidical, is here on a barren hill 690 feet high. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £450. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church contains monuments of the Gerveyses; and is good. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitve Methodists. The sub-district contains three parishes. Acres, 13,006. Pop., 3,199. Houses, 645.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The following have been extracted from the London Gazette 1851
MONTAGUE BAKER BERE Esq Her Majesty’s Commissioner of the Exeter District Court of Bankruptcy being the Commissioner authorized to act under a Commission of Bankrupt, bearing date the 3rd day of December 1825, awarded and issued forth against Charles Scott, of the parish of Constentine in the county of Cornwall, Scrivener, Dealer, and Chapman, will sit on the 19th day of February next at eleven in the forenoon precisely at the Court of Bankruptcy for the Exeter District, in Queen street in the city of Exeter, in order to Audit the Accounts of the Assignees of the estate and effects of the said bankrupt under the said Commission, pursuant to the Acts of Parliament made and now in force relating to bankrupts; when and where the creditors who have not already proved their debts are to come prepared to prove the same.
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- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: Falmouth
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Kerrier
- Poor Law Union: Falmouth
- Hundred: Kerrier
- Province: Canterbury