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St Ive, Cornwall

Historical Description

Ive, St, a parish in Cornwall, on the river Lynher, 4 miles SW of Callington, and 5 NE of Liskeard station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Liskeard; money order office, Pensilva; telegraph office, Liskeard. Acreage, 5899; population, 1716. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Truro; net value, £180 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church has a fine chancel and N transept of the 14th century, with a piscina in each; good sedilia, S aisle with piscina and massive granite towers, both of the 15th century. There are several memorials of Queen Elizabeth's time to the Wrey family, now of Tawstock, North Devon, who are lords of the manor here. The building was thoroughly restored in 1883-84. There are a number of dissenting chapels and several charities.

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 unionLiskeard 

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

Census Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtPL14
Post TownLiskeard