Southill or South Hill, a parish in Cornwall, 3 miles NW of Callington, and 8½ from Launceston station on the G.W.R. and L. & S.W.R. Post town, Callington, Cornwall. Acreage, 3349; population, 528. The living is a rectory, united with Callington, in the diocese of Truro. The church is ancient with an embattled tower, and has been restored. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||South-Hill St. Sampson|
|Poor Law union||Liskeard|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
We have transcribed the following census returns for Southill:
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Southill from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (South-Hill (St. Sampson))
Online maps of Southill are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:
- Royal Cornwall Gazette
- West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser
- Lake's Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser
We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.