Phillack is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. Gwithian is a chapelry of Phillack.
Other places in the parish include: Hayle, Venton League, Logans, Angarrack, Guilford, and Foundry.
Alternative names: Phillack with Gwithian
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1560
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Bible Christian Methodist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
PHILLACK, a parish and a sub-district in Redruth district, Cornwall. The parish lies on St. Ives bay, the river Hayle, and the West Cornwall railway, around Hayle r. station, and 4 miles SE by E of St. Ives. It contains the hamlets of Angarrack, Guilford, Logans, and Venton-League; it contains also part of the sea-port village of Hayle, which has a head post-office; and it hasfairs on 20 June and 4 Aug. Acres, 3,237; of which 330 are water. Real property, £24,283; of which £21,055 are in mines, £160 in iron-works, and £400 in railway s. Pop. in 1851, 4,800; in 1861, 5,381. Houses, 1,022. The property is subdivided. Penpol, Bodriggy, and Riviere are chief residences. Drifting sand has largelyencroached on the land from the shore, and formsmenacing towns. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Gwithian, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £540. Patron, the Rev. F. Hockin. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1856. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school. Gwithianchurch, except the tower, was rebuilt in 1866. The sub-district contains also Gwithian and Gwinear parishes. Acres, 10,481. Pop., 9,035. Houses, 1,741.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Blight Peter, Phillack, Cornwall, grocer, Jan. 2, 1835.
- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: Redruth
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
- Diocese: Exeter
- Rural Deanery: Penwith
- Poor Law Union: Redruth
- Hundred: Penwith
- Province: Canterbury