ST. PAUL is a parish, 2½ miles from Penzance, in the western division, Penwith Hundred, and Penzance Union; it is situated on the coast of Mounts Bay. The church of St. Paul is an old stone building of granite in the Gothic style of architecture, has nave, three aisles, chancel, font, transept, and a square embattled tower surmounted with a turret, which is a conspicuous object at sea; the tower contains 3 bells. Within the church is the following inscription:—“The Spanyer burnt this church in the year 1595.” The living is a vicarage, worth £485 yearly, with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor; the Rev. C. George R. Festing, M.A., is the incumbent. There is a National school for boys and girls, also a Sunday school held at the National school room. Trewoofe is a romantic valley which terminates at Lamorna Cove; on this estate are the remains of a triple entrenchment, in which there is a subterranean passage, which is said to have afforded concealment to a party of Royalists, who thus escaped the forces of Sir Thomas Fairfax. There is also a fine chalybeate spring. The population, in 1851, was 5,408; and the acreage is 3,433. The soil is rich loam; the subsoil is killas and granite. E. Ley, esq., and J. Carne, Esq., of Penzance, are chief landowners. There are charities of £10 yearly value.

Mousehole and Newlyn are villages here.


Burney W. J. W. master, R.N. Coast Guard buildings, mousehole

Carlyon William, esq

Cary Capt. Charles, Mousehole

Cary Mr. Roulle, Mousehole

Clayton Richard Brown, esq. Pembroke lodge

Curnow Mrs. Ann, Coom

Festing Rev. C. George R. M.A

Hitchings Richard, esq

Leah Charles, esq. Newlyn

Longcroft Thomas, esq. Cliff castle

Marrack Mr. William, Coom lane

Rowe the Misses, Belle vue, Newlyn

Tonkin Mr. William, Newlyn

Wright Mr. Samuel, Mousehole


Angwin Richard, fisherman, Mousehole

Angwin William, fisherman, Mousehole

Badcock Henry, farmer, Caunse

Barnes enjamin, framer, Tredarvoe

Barnes Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper, Mousehole

Barnes Priscilla (Mrs.), shopkeeper, Mousehole

Berryman Richard, farmer, Halwlyn

Bickerley Thomas, farmer

Boddinar Oliver, cooper, Newlyn

Carvoose John, farmer, Rosketly

Carvosoe William, gardener, Tredarvoe

Carter Richard, farmer, Chyoon

Carter William, coal merchant & ship stores, Newlyn

Carter William, cooper, near New bridge

Chegwin Nicholas, farmer, Trungle

Chirgwin Samuel, gardener, Newlyn

Corin John, farmer, Trungle

Curnow John, farmer, Bellowan

Curnow William, farmer, Carnguavas

Curnow William, farmer & gardener, Penlova

Dale Benjamin, shopkeeper, Newlyn

Downing George, Union, Newlyn

Dungey Francis, ‘Dolphin,’ Newlyn

Dungey Francis, farmer, Tredarvoe

Edmonds Nathaniel, farmer, Kemyell

Edmonds Thomas, farmer, Kemyell

Elliott John, Navy inn, Newlyn

Fryar Mark, master of Wesleyan day school, Mousehole

Gartarell John, ‘Fisherman’s Arms,’ Newlyn

Gartrell Henry, farmer, Kemyell

Giles Henry, farmer, Kemyell

Giles Henry, jun. farmer, Reginnis

Giles John, farmer, Castallack

Giles John, jun. farmer, Castallack

Giles Thomas, farmer, Trevelloe

Glasson William, farmer, Kerres

Grenfell Richard, shopkeeper, Mousehole

Gruzelier George, master mariner, Mousehole

Harris Robert & William, farmers, Halwlyn

Harry Benjamin, shopkeeper, Mousehole

Harvey Samuel, farmer, Kerres

Harvey William, farmer, Kerres

Harvey William, farmer, Reginnis

Hicks Thomas, farmer, Chynalls

Hocking Job, ‘Kirgwin Arms,’ Mousehole

Hooper William, cooper, Newlyn

Hosking Oliver, miller, Bossavah

James Henry, farmer, Bellowan

James Melchisedek, gardener, Berrias

James Thomas, farmer, Kerres

John Henry, farmer, Tredarvoe

John Henry, jun. farmer, Tredarvoe

Kelynack Edward, farmer, Trungle

Kelynack George, ‘Star,’ Newlyn

Kneelbone Thomas, farmer, Treginnis

Kneelbone William, farmer, Guavas

Ladner Charles, ‘Red Lion’, Newlyn

Lawrence William, farmer, Trembath

Leah Charles, surgeon

Madron Richard, gardener, Newlyn

Madron Solomon, fish dealer

Mathews John, coal & salt merchant, Newlyn

Mathews Robert, farmer, Treginnis

Mat[hews] Thomas, farmer, Kerres

M[athews] Thomas, farmer

Mathews William, farmer

Mathews William, farmer, Kerres vian

Nicholas John, shopkeeper

Nicholas William, farmer, Kerres

Nicholls Richard, farmer, Reginnis

Osborne Henry, grocer

Pender Charles, ‘Ship,’ Mousehole

Pentreath John, fisherman, Mousehole

Pentreath Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper, Mousehole

Pentreath William, baker, Newlyn

Pollard Francis, ‘King’s He[ad]’

Richards James, farmer, Trungle

Richards James, shoolmaster

Richards James, farmer, Trevithal

Richards John, gardener, Newlyn

Richards Nicholas, farmer, Tredarvoe

Richards Thomas, farmer, South down

Roberts John, farmer, Tawgan

Roberts Thomas, smith, Newlyn

Roberts William, shopkeeper, Newlyn

Rodda John, butcher, Tredarvoe

Rodda Martin, butcher, Tredarvoe

Rowe William, farmer, Kerres

Saundry William, gardener, Newlyn

Semmens Thomas, farmer, Treveneth vean

Symon George, miller, Mousehole

Symons Thomas, grocer & linendraper, Newlyn

Tonkin Margaret (Mrs.), shopkeeper, mousehole

Trahair Thomas, ‘Duke of Cornwall,’ Mousehole

Trembath Richard, farmer, Mousehole

Trembath William, farmer, Tresvennack

Trewavas Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper, Mousehole

Wallish John, farmer

Warren Richard, farmer, Mousehole

Warren Thomas, farmer, Paul hill

Weymouth Henry, shopkeeper, Newlyn

Williams Thomas, farmer, Kemyell

Wright Josiah, coal & salt merchant, Mousehole

Wright Samuel, farmer, Trungle

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