Philleigh Cornwall Family History Guide

Philleigh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Alternative names:

  • Eglos Rose
  • Filleigh
  • Filley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1733
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PHILLEIGH, or Filley, a parish in Truro district, Cornwall; on the river Fal, 5 miles SSE of Truro r. station. Post-town, Grampound, Cornwall. Acres, 2,392; of which 15 are water. Real property, £2,475. Pop., 363. Houses, 69. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £350. Patron, the Rev. W. Fookes. The church was reported in 1859 as bad.

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