The parish of
Blisland Parish Church
The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Blisland is Kay Halley, who can
be contacted by
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish
council, please see
Information can be found at COCP
(the Cornwall Online Census Project) which is complete
for 1841 to 1891 and has been verified, FreeCens at Rootsweb, which has a very good search engine and
information from COCP, as well as GenUKI, which has more reference information and alternate resources.
For Blisland Parish Register information and
other resources, please see our online searchable database
(C-PROP), which is updated frequently, and GenUKI. The parish
coverage page for C-PROP is here.
Directories for Cornwall can be searched online
other information, see
dated 12 Jan 1774,
Order naming John ARNOLD of this Parish.
these are available in our
searchable database and more detailed transcriptions are
Jul 1833, Order for the removal of Thomas PERRY from Blisland to Little
- 9 Jun 1748, Christopher LEAN
- 12 Sep
1768, Humphry VIVIAN
Oct 1774, Thomas HARRIS
Mar 1812, Thomas HARRIS
- 26 Sep
1853, Robert LEAN
Other Legal Documents:
An agreement, involving a dispute over land in the
parishes of Altarnun and Blisland,
dated 1661 or
1662, naming Daniel and Getrude WILLS, Joseph and Margaret TOKER
- An Indenture,
dated 28 Sep 1863
but mentioning earlier agreements by John TREISE of this Parish.
Other documents mentioning several parishes,
including Blisland, can be found
As always, additional information can be found in
the Cornwall section of
For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit
Cornwall Council’s mapping website. To see the Parish
boundaries, click on the Layers Tab for Government Boundaries.
For maps and satellite
images use Google Maps.
To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for Blisland at
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
St Mabyn, St
Breward, Altarnun (pre-1849),
Cardinham and Helland.
- Blisland is included in
The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume I by Davies Gilbert,
William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in
1838 (page n100). Also downloadable as a pdf.
Parochial and Family History of the Parish of Blisland in The County of
Cornwall, by John Maclean, Esq., F. S. A.
Phillimore's Marriages Vol
IV transcripts including Blisland
(transcribed and in our