Egloskerry is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1573
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Laneast
  • Launceston St Thomas
  • St Stephens by Launceston
  • North Petherwin
  • Trewen
  • Tresmere

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EGLOSKERRY, a parish in Launceston district, Cornwall; on an affluent of the river Tamar, 4¼ miles WNW of Launceston r. station, and 16 N of Liskeard. It has a post office under Launceston. Acres, 3,235. Real property, £2,653. Pop., 510. Houses, 96. The property is divided among a few. Penheal was the seat of the Speccots and others. Blue felspar and manganese occur. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Tremaine, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £111. Patron, the Rev. H. A. Simcoe. The church is ancient but good; and has a tower. Charities, £22.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


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