Egloshayle Cornwall Family History Guide

Egloshayle is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. 

Other places in the parish include: Burlorne, Burlawn, Washaway, and Wadebridge. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1600
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Society of Friends/Quaker, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EGLOSHAYLE, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Bodmin district, Cornwall. The village stands on the river Camel, ¾ of a mile SE of Wadebridge, and 9 NW of Bodmin-Road r. station; and is a seat of petty sessions. The parish comprises 5,618 acres of land, and 130 of water. Post town, Wadebridge, Cornwall. Real property, £6,616. Pop., 1,479. Houses, 303. The property is divided among a few. Pencarron has remains of a castle and an ancient camp, and belongs to the Rev. Sir Paul W. Molesworth, Bart. Park belonged to the Peverells. Ancient barrows occur at Kerry Rounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. . Value, 327. Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church has a tower and a curious stone pulpit; and is good. There are chapels for Wesleyans and United Free Methodists. Charities, £12. The sub-district contains also three other parishes. Acres, 25,674. Pop., 4,964. Houses, 1,072.

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

Parish Records

Egloshayle Marriages 1600 to 1812 - View and Download Free


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Cornwall
Civil Registration District: Bodmin
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiars of the Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Pre-1848 - None, Post-1847 - Trigg Minor
Poor Law Union: Bodmin
Hundred: Trigg
Province: Canterbury