Place:Chacewater, Cornwall, England

Alt namesChasewater
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates50.257°N 5.157°W
Located inCornwall, England
See alsoTruro Rural, Cornwall, Englandrural district in which it was a civil parish 1834-1974
Kea, Cornwall, Englandcivil parish containing part of Chacewater until 1934
Kenwyn Rural, Cornwall, Englandcivil parish containing part of Chacewater until 1934
Truro Registration District, Cornwall, Englandregistration district of which it was part 1934-2007
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Chacewater (Cornish: Dowr an Chas) is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, England. It is situated approximately three miles (5 km) east of Redruth. The hamlets of Carnhot, Cox Hill, Creegbrawse, Hale Mills, Jolly's Bottom, Kerney, Salem, Saveock, Scorrier, Todpool, Twelveheads and Wheal Busy are in the parish.

Chacewater was established as a civil parish in 1934, having previously been a chapelry in Kenwyn Parish. In 1934 it also became part of Truro Rural District. Prior to 1934 the area of Chacewater was included in the parishes of Kea and Kenwyn Rural.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Chacewater.

Research Tips

One of the many maps available on A Vision of Britain through Time is one from the Ordnance Survey Series of 1900 illustrating the parish boundaries of Cornwall at the turn of the 20th century. This map blows up to show all the parishes and many of the small villages and hamlets.

The following websites have pages explaining their provisions in WeRelate's Repository Section. Some provide free online databases.

  • GENUKI makes a great many suggestions as to other websites with worthwhile information about Cornwall as well as providing 19th century descriptions of each of the ecclesiastical parishes.
  • FamilySearch Wiki provides a similar information service to GENUKI which may be more up-to-date.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time has
  1. organization charts of the hierarchies of parishes within hundreds, registration districts and rural and urban districts of the 20th century
  2. excerpts from a gazetteer of circa 1870 outlining individual towns and parishes
  3. reviews of population through the time period 1800-1960
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