Michael, St., Caerhays (St. Michael)
MICHAEL, ST., CAERHAYS (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of St. Austell, E. division of the hundred of Powder and of the county of Cornwall, 3¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Tregoney; containing 208 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the shore of the English Channel, by which it is bounded on the south, and includes a small port called Luny Bay; the area by computation is 815 acres, and the surrounding scenery is finely varied. The living is a rectory and vicarage, with the livings of St. Dennis' and St. Stephen's annexed, valued in the king's books at £27. 10. 7½., and in the gift of Lady Grenville: the tithes of St. Michael's have been commuted for £150, those of St. Dennis' for £260, and those of St. Stephen's for £780; the glebe of St. Michael's comprises 23 acres. In the church are handsome monuments to the Trevanion family. There are some remains of an ancient chapel in the parish.