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Millbrook, Cornwall

Historical Description

Millbrook, a village and an ecclesiastical parish separated from Maker parish, Cornwall. The village stands on an inlet of the Tamar, 2 miles across the Hamoaze, S of Devonport station on the G.W.R. and L. & S.W.R. There are large brick factories in the village. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Devonport. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1869. Population, 2116. The parish council consists of fifteen members, eleven for Millbrook and four for Maker and Kingsand. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; gross value, £210 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. The church is a handsome modern edifice built of limestone. A battery for the defence of Plymouth Sound has been erected on heights near the village.

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 CountyCornwall 
Civil parishMaker 
Poor Law unionSt. Germans 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Millbrook from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL10
Post TownTorpoint