St Ive Cornwall Family History Guide

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

Alternative names:

  • Ive
  • St Eve

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1683
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Callington
  • South Hill
  • St Mellion
  • Menheniot
  • St Cleer
  • Linkinhorne
  • Quethiock

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

IVE (ST.), a parish in Liskeard district, Cornwall; on the river Lynher, 4 miles SW of Callington, and 5 NE of Liskeard r. station. It has a post office under Liskeard. Acres, 5,780. Real property, £6,048; of which £850 are in mines, and £34 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 1,013; in 1861, 2,593. Houses, 472. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of mining operations. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Valne, £362. Patron, the Crown. The church is chiefly of the 14th century; has one transept, a handsome tower, and a fine chancel; and contains good sedilia, a piscina, and a monument to Sir Boucher Wray. There are dissenting chapels, and charities £10.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cornwall
  • Civil Registration District: Liskeard
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: East
  • Poor Law Union: Liskeard
  • Hundred: East (Cornwall)
  • Province: Canterbury