Tywardreath Cornwall Family History Guide

Tywardreath is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Tregaminion, Highway, and Polkerris

Alternative names: Tywardreth

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1642
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TYWARDREATH, a village and a parish in St. Austell district, Cornwall. The village stands on a bay of its own name, near Par r. station, 5 miles E by N of St. Austell; is a seat of petty-sessions; and has a post-office under Par Station, and a cattle fair on 10 June. The parish includes part of Par chapelry, and comprises 3,252 acres. Real property, £12,942; of which £5,941 are in mines, and £40 in railways. Pop., 3,379. Houses, 668. The property is divided among a few. Menabilly House is the seat of W. Rashleigh, Esq. A Benedictine priory, a cell to Angiers abbey in France, was founded here in 1169 by W. de Cardinham; and was given to the Seymours. A three-ditched camp is at Castle-Dore. Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £135. Patron, W. Rashleigh, Esq. The church is good; and there are a chapel of ease, two Methodist chapels, and a national school.

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

Bankrupts

People declared bankrupt and the date of bankruptcy.

Vivian Samuel, Tywardreath Cornwall, linen draper, May 17, 1823

From the London Gazette 1851

MONTAGUE BAKER BERE Esq Her Majesty’s Commissioner of the Exeter District Court of Bankruptcy being the Commissioner authorized to act under a Fiat in Bankruptcy bearing date the 25th day of July 1846 awarded and issued forth against William George Wale Tayler of Tywardreath in the county of Cornwall, Surgeon and Apothecary, Dealer, and Chapman, will sit on the 11th day of February next, at eleven in the forenoon precisely, at the Court of Bankruptcy for the Exeter District in Queen street in the city of Exeter, in order to Audit the Accounts of the Assignees of the estate and effects of the said bankrupt under the said Fiat, pursuant to the Acts of Parliament made and now in force relating to bankrupts; when and where the creditors who have not already proved their debts are to come prepared to prove the same.

MONTAGUE BAKER BERE Esq Her Majesty’s Commissioner of the Exeter District Court of Bankruptcy, being the Commissioner authorized to act under a Fiat in Bankruptcy, bearing date the 25th day of July 1846, awarded and issued forth against William George Wale Tayler, of Tywardreath, in the county of Cornwall, Surgeon and Apothecary, Dealer, and Chapman, will sit on the 20th day of February next, at one of the clock in the afternoon precisely, at the Court of Bankruptcy for the Exeter District in the city of Exeter, to make a Dividend of the estate and effects of the said bankrupt; when and where the creditors who have not already proved their debts are to come prepared to prove the same or they will be excluded the benefit of the said Dividend. And all claims not then proved will be disallowed.

Parish Registers

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Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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