The parish of
© Hazel Persson
© Hazel Persson
The OPC (Genealogy) for Breage is Deb Robinson who can be contacted at
The previous OPC
maintained a website which might be
useful for your research.
For information about, and contact details for, the current parish
council please see
Contact details for the church can be found by searching
COCP (Cornwall Online Census Project), which is complete for 1841 to
1891 and validated,
at Rootsweb - both are free, searchable databases - or check GenUKI for
For Parish Register information, please see
our searchable database
(C-PROP) which is updated frequently, GenUKI and the LDS website
(Library section). The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.
information, see GenUKI (link below)
or visit the University
of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to
view for free.
Voters' List for the parish (amended version of 1832).
To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 13 Aug 1746, naming
Francis SPERNON of this parish,
A list of
available Wills and
Probate Documents. Copies of those marked as CRO can be ordered
from here using the appropriate reference. For those marked as
NA enter the reference in the search box on
this page and follow the onscreen instructions.
26 Apr 1594,
31 Aug 1742, Philip SPERNON
1677, Hugh SKINNER
24 Feb 1744, William HOSKIN
Apr 1685, Richard RICHARDS
1746, Thomas SYMONS
Feb 1695, nuncupative (oral) Will of William RICHARDS
Feb 1746, Henry WILLIAMS
1731, Peter RICHARDS
Dec 1747, Methusala CHAMPEN/CHAPMAN, proved 1752
1737, Ambrous PEARCE
1750, Loveday DAVIS
18 Oct 1737, Ann PEARCE
Sep 1750, John STODDEN
Mar 1738, John TREWEEK
1753, William WILLS
1739, Jane KITTOE
May 1849, Catherine STEPHENS, admin only
3 Mar 1741,
William RICHARDS, proved 1753
For more information regarding history, population,
etc., visit GenUKI.
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
To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for Breage at
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
Godolphin (post-1848), Sithney and
- Breage (St Breock in Kerrier) 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 n158). Also downloadable as a pdf.
The Circle, or Historical Survey of Sixty Parishes and Towns in Cornwall,
by William Penaluna, first published in 1819.
The Story of an Ancient Parish by H. R. Coultard, M. A., first
published in 1913
Phillimore's Marriages Vol
V transcripts including Breage
(transcribed and in our