Dominick, St.

DOMINICK, ST., a parish, in the union of Liskeard, Middle division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 2¾ miles (E. S. E.) from Callington; containing 825 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the river Tamar, and comprises 2668 acres, of which 120 are common or waste; the surface is pleasingly diversified with hills. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £23. 11. 0½., and in the patronage of the Rev. F. L. Bazeley; net income, £318. On the glebe estate are vestiges of a Roman intrenchment called Berry, and at Baber the remains of a monastery. At Halton was born, in 1579, Francis Rous, a distinguished politician in the time of Cromwell, and provost of Eton College.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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