St Clether, Cornwall

Photo of St Clederus church, St Clether by Dave Kelly, some rights reserved.

St Clether Cornwall Genealogy & Family History

St Clether is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Parish church: St Clederus

Parish registers begin: 1640

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Saint Clether's well chapel. The copyright on this image is owned by Chris Gunns and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Laneast
  • Altarnon
  • Treneglos
  • Davidstow

Historical Description

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Clether (St.), a parish in Camelford district, Cornwall; on the river Inny, 7 miles E by N of Camelford, and 7½ W of Launceston r. station. Post town, Altarnun, under Launceston. Acres, 2, 960. Real property, £2, 414. Pop., 229. Houses, 42. The property is much subdivided. The rocks include granite and hornblende. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £165. Patron, not reported. The church is good. Remains of a small chapel are over a spring, called Basil’s well.

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

Marriages at St Clether 1640 to 1811

Marriages at St Clether 1640 to 1811 - Archive.org

Administration

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