Duloe Cornwall Family History Guide

Duloe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1668
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Herodsfoot
  • Liskeard
  • Pelynt
  • St Keyne
  • Talland
  • Morval

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DULOE, a parish in Liskeard parish, Cornwall; near the Liskeard canal, 3½ miles N by W of West Looe, and 4 S by W of Liskeard r. station. It has a post office under Liskeard. Acres, 5,844. Real property, £4,561. Pop, 1,096. Houses, 207. The property is divided among a few. Treworgy House was the seat of the Kendalls; and passed to the Inches. There are, in the parish, a mutilated Druidical circle, about 30 feet in diameter, and a famous well, anciently dedicated to St. Cuby, and popularly called St. Kiby's well. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £529. Patron, Baliol College, Oxford. The church is ancient, with embattled tower; contains numerous old tombs and brasses; and was restored, in 1861, at a cost of about £2,300. The vicarage of Herodsfoot is a separate benefice. Charities, £13. Dean Miller was a native; and Dr. Scott, the Greek lexicographer, was rector.

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: Liskeard
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: West
Poor Law Union: Liskeard
Hundred: West (Cornwall)
Province: Canterbury