Stoke Climsland, Cornwall

Historical Description

Stoke Climsland, a village and a parish in Cornwall. The village stands 3 miles N of Callington, and 7½ from Launceston station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Callington; money order and telegraph office, Callington. Acreage of parish, 8856; population, 1865. There is a parish council of eleven members. The manor belonged formerly to Tavistock and Launceston abbeys, and belongs now to the Duchy of Cornwall. Whiteford House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; gross value, £900 with residence. Patron, the Prince of Wales. The East Cornwall Minerals railway has three stations in this parish, viz., Monks Comer, Downgate, and Kelly Bray. A cattle fair is held on the 29th of May.

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 East
Poor Law union Launceston

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL17
Post TownCallington