St. Hilary, Cornwall, England

St Hilarys Parish Church

Reverend John Penneck

The Reverend John Penneck was an early 18th century Chancellor of Exeter, and his ghost is supposed to succumb to great rages and “raises great storms”. However, the author Coxe in his book, 'Haunted Britain', does not state whereabouts his ghost is supposed to materialise.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

St. Hilary is a civil parish and village in west Cornwall, England.

It is situated approximately five miles east of Penzance and four miles south of Hayle.

Pictured left is St. Hilarys parish church courtesy of Tony Atkin. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.