The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"CURY, a parish in the hundred of Kerrier, in the county of Cornwall, 5 miles S.E. of Helston, and 12 from Falmouth. It is situated near the Lizard and Goonhilly Downs. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter, value £549, in the patronage of the Rev. J. Rogers. The church, dedicated to St. Ninian, is an ancient stone building in the pointed style, with Norman arch and carvings. The tithes were commuted in 1839. There are chapels for the Association Wesleyans and Wesleyans; also a National school for both sexes. S. Davey, Esq., is lord of the manor. Roman coins have been found at Trevissick.