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In the church is a monumental tablet to Richard Carew, author of the Survey of Cornwall; several other memorials to the Carew family; and an elegant monumental brass of Margery Arundell, lady of the manor of East Anthony, who died in 1428.

.. in 1801, | in 1811. I in 1821, I in 1831, Population,j 1795 >| 2144 >| 1795 >| 30Q9 /

Increase on an hundred in 30 years 72.65, or about 72⅔ per cent.

Present Incumbent, the Rev. Duke Yonge, presented by R. P. Carew, Esq. in 1806.

Dr. Boase states that the geology of this parish includes the same group of rocks as those found in the western St. Anthony, although the two parishes are so remote from each other, and separated by such ranges of hills. The slate is, however, more coarse and argillaceous in this parish, and the massive rocks imbedded therein are more compact, and almost entirely quartzose. The whole formation is evidently more remote from the granite.



St. Anthony in Kerrier is situate in the hundred of Helston and Kerrier, West Louer or Consort, and hath upon the east the harbour of Helfon, north Manackan, west St. Kevorne, south the British Channel. This parish, as those before of this name, are not mentioned in the Domesday tax, neither do I know under what title it then passed. In the Pope's Inquisition, as to the value of its first fruits, 20 Edward I. 1294, Eccles' de S'cto Antony in Decanatu de Kerryar, is rated iiiil. xiiis. iiud. the vicar thereof xiiis. iiiid. In Wolsey's Inquisition, 1541, £4. 15s. 11d. The patronage in the Bishop of Exon for the time