Antony village and parish church
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Antony parish is bounded to the north by the tidal River Lynher (also known as the St Germans River) and to the south by the English Channel coast. To the east, the parish is bordered by Torpoint and St John parishes and to the west by Sheviock parish.
The parish is in the St Germans Registration District and had a population of 436 at the 2001 census, increasing to 500 at the 2011 census. Apart from the church town, Antony, the only settlement of any size is Wilcove. Scraesdon Fort and Antony House are also in the parish.
The medieval parish church is located in Antony at grid reference . Dedicated to St James, the church includes structural elements from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. The church houses memorials to members of the Carew family of Antony (18th century) and a large monumental brass to Margery Arundell, 1420.
- Richard Carew, 1555-1620; antiquary and historian, author of The Survey of Cornwall;
- Sir Alexander Carew, 1609-1644; executed by Parliament for treason, 23 December 1644;
- John Carew, 1622-1660; signed death warrant for Charles I in 1649, executed for treason, October 1660;
- Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundell, (1780–1846), antiquarian, orientalist, and Anglican clergyman lived in Antony from 1809 until his death.
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