St Teath, Cornwall

Historical Description

Teath, St, a parish in Cornwall, 3 miles SW of Camelford station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post and money order office under Camelford; telegraph office, Camelford. Acreage, 5905; population, 1703. There are two annual fairs. Nearly half of the property belongs to the Fortescue family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; net value, £160 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Truro. The church is of the time of Henry VII. and good; it has been well restored, and contains some handsome monuments. A large Celtic cross, 15 feet high, stands in the churchyard. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Governor Bligh, of the Bounty, was a native.

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
Hundred Trigg
Poor Law union Camelford

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL30
Post TownBodmin