St Breoke is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.
Other places in the parish include: Burlawn, Wadebridge, and Burlorne.
- St Breock
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1561
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813
Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BREOCK (St.), a parish in St. Columb district, Cornwall; on the river Camel, including part of the town of Wadebridge, and 10 miles NW of Bodmin-Road r. station. Post Town, Wadebridge, Cornwall. Acres, 8,287; of which 270 are water. Real property, £6,852. Pop., 1,866. Houses, 402. The property is divided among a few The manor belonged once to the Morices; and passed to the Molesworths. An eminence called the Beacon is crowned by a cromlech, and commands a fine view. A mineral traffic is carried on, by railway, with Bodmin and Camelford. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £859. Patron, the Rev. G. S. Prior. The church occupies a picturesque site; contains some old monuments and two brasses; and is in good condition. There are chapels for Independents, Bible Christians, and Wesleyans. The parish bore the name of Pawton at the Domesday survey.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
People who were declared bankrupt and the date of bankruptcy.
Corkhill John Avery, Wadebridge, Cornwall, money scrivener, Nov. 10, 1829.
Evans Samuel James, Wadebridge, Cornwall, tallow chandler, March 13, 1829.
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- County: Cornwall
- Civil Registration District: St Columb
- 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 – Pydar
- Poor Law Union: St Columb Major
- Hundred: Pyder
- Province: Canterbury