Southill, Cornwall

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Cornwall
Ecclesiastical parish South-Hill St. Sampson
Hundred East
Poor Law union Liskeard

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Census Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL17
Post TownCallington