St Allen Cornwall Family History Guide

St Allen is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1680
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALLEN (St.), a parish in Truro district, Cornwall; on the Allen rivulet, 4½ miles N by W of Truro r. station. Post Town, Truro. Acres, 3,501. Real property. £2,785. Pop., 687. Houses, 133. The property is divided among a few. Many of the inhabitants are miners. An old edifice, now a farmhouse, was the seat of the Bevills. An ancient camp, with triple ditch, occurs at Gwarnike. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £174. Patron, the Bishop of Exeter. The church is good.

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