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Quethiock, Cornwall

Historical Description

Quethiock, a parish in Cornwall, on the rivers Lynher and Tidy, 2½ miles NE of Menheniot station on the G.W.R., and 4 E of Liskeard. It has a post office under Liskeard; money order and telegraph office, Liskeard. Acreage, 4562; population, 445. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Stone and slate are quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; net value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Truro. The church is ancient, has a tower, and contains a curious brass of 1462 and other brasses. In the churchyard there is one of the finest of the ancient British crosses of the type peculiar to this county. There are two Wesleyan chapels. A cattle lair is held on the last Monday in January.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishQuethiock St. Hugh 
Poor Law unionSt. Germans 

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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 districtPL14
Post TownLiskeard