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Sheviock, Cornwall

Historical Description

Sheviock, a parish, with Sheviock village and Crafthole hamlet, in Cornwall, on the coast, 3 miles SE of St. Germans station on the G.W.R. Post town, St. Germans. Acreage, 2435; population, 493. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Trethill was the seat of the navigator Wallis. A pier is at Wrinkle Cove, and pilchard fishing is carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; net value, £300 with residence. The church, of 13th century date, in the Middle Pointed style, has been restored and embellished. The building contains some handsome and interesting monuments. In the churchyard there is a handsome granite cross. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Crafthole.

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 parishSheviock St. Mary 
Poor Law unionSt. Germans 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sheviock from the following:


Online maps of Sheviock are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtPL11
Post TownTorpoint