SANCREED is a parish 4 miles south-west from Penzance, in the western division of Cornwall, Penwith Hundred, Penzance Union, Penwith deanery, Cornwall archdeaconry, and Exeter bishopric. The church is a stone building, with nave, aisles, chancel, transept, porch, square embattled tower containing 3 bells; in the interior are several mural monuments and a font. The living is a vicarage, worth £265, with residence; the Rev. John Collins M.A., is the incumbent. There are chapels for Wesleyans, and Bryanites. There is a school for boys and girls; also a Sunday school held at the church. The population, in 1851, was 1,394; and the acreage is 4,471. The soil is killas; subsoil, marl. Lord Viscount Falmouth is lord of the manor and chief landowner.


Collins Rev. John, M.A

Pascoe Humphrey, esq. Tregonhoe


Boase Thomas, farmer, Brane

Bosence Uter, farmer, Great Sellan

Boynes William, shopkeeper

Bray Wm. farmer & miller, Great Sellan

Clemens Charles, smith

Ellis John, farmer, Great Sellan

Ellis Wm. Veal, farmer, Little Sellan

Grenfell John, miller, Trannack mill

Grose Thomas, Newbridge inn, Newbdg

Grose Thomas, farmer, Trerice

Hall Thomas, farmer, Boswarthen

Harvey Richard, farmer, Trannack

Harvey Thomas, farmer, Trannack

Hicks Thos. farmer & miller, Lower Drift

Hocking Joseph, farmer, Botree

Ivgy Samuel, farmer, Lower Bodenna

James John, farmer, Tregonebris

Ladner John, carpenter

Legoe John, grocer & draper, Newbridge

Marrack Philip, framer, Tregonebris

Mitchell Matthew, ‘Bird in Hand,’ & farmer

Newton James, farmer, Bosvennan

Nicholls Cyprian, farmer, Tregirrist

Oats William, beer retailer, Newbridge

Oats William, butcher & farmer, Brane

Penrose John, farmer, Treveryan

Permewan Richard, farmer

Permewan Richard, farmer, Bojowarce[?]

Quick James, farmer, Tregonebris

Rowe Benjmn. farmer, Higher Bodenna[?]

Rowe John, farmer, Bosvennan

Rowe William, farmer, Trevean

Tregertha Thomas, smith

Trembath Humphrey, farmer, Higher Drift

Toman John, parish clerk

Warren Thomas, farmer, Lower Bodenna

Waters William, farmer, Brane

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