Laneast is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.
Other places in the parish include: Tregeare.
Parish church: St. Galwell
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1700
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
LANEAST, a parish in Launceston district, Cornwall; on the river Inny, 6½ miles W of Launceston r. station. It contains Tregeare, which has a post-office under Launceston; and contains also Jamaica Inn. Acres, 2,487. Real property, £1,437. Pop., 244. Houses, 48. The property is divided among a few. The manor formerly belonged to Launceston priory. Some mining was formerly carried on, but ceased between 1851 and 1861. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £85. Patron, J. K. Lethbridge, Esq. The church is ancient but good; has a lofty tower; and contains open oak seats, and a carved screen. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school. The astronomer Adams, who discovered the planet Neptune, was a native.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
LANEAST (St. Galwell), a parish, in the union of Launceston, partly in the N. division of the hundred of East, and partly in the hundred of Lesnewth, E. division of Cornwall, 7 miles (W.) from Launceston; containing 320 inhabitants. It comprises 2262 acres, of which 600 are common or waste. The living is a perpetual curacy; income, £55; patron, J. K. Lethbridge, Esq. The tithes have been commuted for £113.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: Launceston
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Trigg Major
- Poor Law Union: Launceston
- Hundred: East (Cornwall)
- Province: Canterbury