St Thomas the Apostle, Cornwall
Thomas the Apostle, St, a parish, with St Thomas Street hamlet, in Cornwall, within Launceston borough, and a quarter of a mile from Launceston stations on the G.W.R. and S.W.R. Post town, Launceston. Acreage, 2091; population of the civil parish, 352; of the ecclesiastical, 1276. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; gross value, £150. The church occupies the site of a canonry founded in 1126 by Bishop Warlewast. There are a mission church and Wesleyan, Methodist Free, Bible Christian, and Baptist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Launceston|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for St Thomas the Apostle from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Thomas, St., the Apostle)
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.