Blisland, Cornwall Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Protus & St. Hyacinth

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Blisland

  • Helland
  • Bolventor
  • Cardynham
  • Temple
  • St Neot
  • St Tudy
  • St Mabyn

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BLISLAND, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall: on the border of the moors, 4 miles NNE of Bodmin, and 5½ N of Bodmin Road r. station. Post Town, Bodmin. Acres, 6,338. Real property, £3,649. Pop., 553. Houses, 121. The property is divided among a few. Granite, schist, stream-tin, and other minerals are found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £571. Patron, the Rev. F. W. Pye. The church has a fine brass of 1410; and is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel. A fair is held on 25 Sept.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Blisland, 2 m. N. Bodmin. P.688

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

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County: Cornwall
Civil Registration District: Bodmin
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Trigg Minor
Poor Law Union: Bodmin
Hundred: Trigg
Province: Canterbury

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