Mabe is a chapelry of Mylor Ancient Parish in Cornwall.
Alternative names: Lavabe
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1654
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610
Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
MABE, a parish in Falmouth district, Cornwall; 2¼ miles SSW of Penrhyn r. station, and 3½ W by S of Falmouth. Post town, Falmouth. Acres, 2,569. Real property, £2,530; of which £28 are in quarries. Pop., 613. Houses, 117. The property is much subdivided. Granite is quarried. An ancient cross is at Hellind. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the Vicarage of Mylor, in the diocese of Exeter. The church is ancient, has a lofty granite tower, and was reported in 1859 as not good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The following records are available free online.
- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: Falmouth
- 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 - Kerrier
- Poor Law Union: Falmouth
- Hundred: Kerrier
- Province: Canterbury