Harrod & Co's Directory of Cornwall, 1878
Page 981, St Minver
The original document is kept inPlymouth Local Studies Library.
(Permission to transcribe is gratefully acknowledged.)
ST. MINVER is a parish and village 12 miles from Camelford, and 15 from Bodmin Road railway station, in the east division of the county, hundred of Trigg, union and county court district of Bodmin, diocese of Truro, archdeaconry and rural deanery of Bodmin. The church, dedicated to St Menefrida, is an ancient stone building, with a spire seventy feet high, forming a conspicuous landmark. The living is a vicarage, annual value £360, with residence and 45 acres of glebe land, in the gift of Mrs. Stephens. The Rev. S. Rolleston is the vicar. Here are two chapels-of-ease, dedicated to St. Michael and St. Enodoc, supplied by Rev. S. Rolleston. The Wesleyans and Bible Christians have each a chapel. There is a National school for boys and girls. The acreage is 7578, of which the chief owners are Edward Stephens, Esq., Mrs. Stephens (lady of the manor), W. R. C. Potter, Esq., Lord Robartes, and Colonel Tremayne. The population is about 1100. Trevanger, Tredissick, and Penmayn are hamlets belonging to this parish.
POSTAL REGULATIONS.—The nearest money-order, telegraph office, and post town is Wadebridge.
Carrier to Wadebridge and Bodmin, Monday and Friday, J. Chapman.
Martyn George, Esq., Dinham house
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