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St Issey, Cornwall

Historical Description

Issey, St, a village and a parish in Cornwall. The village stands near the estuary of the Camel, 4 miles SSE of Padstow; and 4 from Wadebridge station on the G.W.R., and has a post office, designated St Issey; money order and telegraph office, Padstow. Acreage, 4499 of land and 194 of water and foreshore', population, 557. Halwyn House, the foundations of which are scarcely traceable, was a seat of the Champemownes. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Tmro; value, £220 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Truro. The church was entirely rebuilt in 1871, and is a stone building in the Gothic style. There are Congregational and Wesleyan chapels.

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 
Poor Law unionSt. Columb Major 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at St Issey 1596-1812, Cornwall is available to browse online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for St Issey from the following:


Online maps of St Issey 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 districtPL27
Post TownWadebridge