St Erme Cornwall Family History Guide

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

Other places in the parish include: Trispen.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1671
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ERME (St.), a parish in Truro district, Cornwall; near the Cornwall railway, 3¼ miles NNE of Truro. Po-town, Truro. Acres, 4,507. Real property, £3,544. I Pop., 554. Houses, 111. The property is much sub-divided. Killigrew belonged to the Killigrews; Pelda, Ito the De Veres and the Wynes; and Trehane, to the Pendarveses. Barrows occur on the hills. An extensive mine, which employed many of the inhabitants, was recently stopped. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £473. Patron, Mr. Pendarves. The church is good. Charities, £8.

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