Cury with Gunwalloe Cornwall Family History Guide

Cury with Gunwalloe is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1836 from Cury and Gunwalloe chapelries in Breage Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Gunwalloe and Winnington.

Alternative names: Cury

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

Cury with Gunwalloe:

  • Parish registers: 1690
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Separate registers exist for Gunwalloe:

  • Parish registers: 1716
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Mullion
  • St Mawgan with St Martin in Meneage
  • Wendron
  • Porthleven
  • Ruan Major

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CURY, a parish in Helston district, Cornwall; on the coast, 4¾ miles S by E of Helston, and 11½ SSE of Gwinear-Road r. station. It has a post office under Helston, Cornwall, and fairs on 3 Feb. and 3 Aug. Acres, 2,845; of which 75 are water. Real property, £2,719. Pop., 517. Houses, 116. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Bochyms, the Mohuns, the Bellots, and others. The rocks include serpentine. Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Gunwalloe, in the diocese of Exeter. Value and patron, not reported. The church has Norman parts, but is not good. There are chapels for Wesleyans and the Wesleyan Association.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


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