Michael, St., Penkevil

MICHAEL, ST., PENKEVIL, a parish, in the union of Truro, W. division of the hundred of Powder and of the county of Cornwall, 5 miles (W. S. W.) from Tregoney; containing 175 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 14. 2.; net income, £156; patron, the Earl of Falmouth. The church, an ancient edifice, contains a handsome monument by Rysbrach to the memory of Admiral Boscawen, the distinguished naval commander, who died in 1761.

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

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