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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Budock is Hilary Watson, who can be contacted by Email.
See this website for details of the current Parish Council.
 Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.



Please visit COCP (Cornwall Online Census Project), which is complete for 1841 to 1891 and validated, FreeCens at Rootsweb - both are free, searchable databases - or check GenUKI for other alternatives.


For Parish Register information, please see our searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently or GenUKI (link below).


For information, see GenUKI (link below)  or visit the University of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to view for free.


Bastardy/Filiation Documents:

These usually name the local Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor and Justices of the Peace, as well as the couple concerned.

  20 Apr 1769, naming Charles JOB 7 Jan 1786, Jane JOHNS
  11 Jun 1779, James SIMS & Mary RICHARDS 8 May 1788, Jane JOHNS
  8 Jun 1781, Alice DUNNAL 31 Dec 1790, Armanell HODGE, Anthony WARRIN & Thomas WARRIN
  4 Mar 1785, Zebulen SAUNDERS & Mary TREVENA? 6 May 1812, Mary PENROSE
  22 Apr 1785, Avis MEDLEN, John MEDLIN & James MEDLIN 26 Nov 1814, Mary Williams, widow
  25 Apr 1785, Elizabeth FRANCES 7 Oct 1816, Sarah THOMAS & Edmund LAKEMAN
  1 Jul 1785, William WILMOTT, Hugh DATSON & Ann JOHNS 13 Oct 1819, Elizabeth DAVEY

Settlement Documents:

  5 Apr 1827, Elizabeth SANDYS (& Manaccan) 3 May 1855, Margaret SYMONS otherwise MITCHELL (& Truro)
  4 Mar 1841, Thomas & Mary TINCOMBE & family (& Lanteglos by Camelford) 1855-1856, John GRAINGER (& Ruan Lanihorne)
  1841, COOMBES family (& Lezant) 1855-1856, Judith Hosken LAWRENCE & daughters (& St Keverne)
  13 May 1847, Elizabeth THOMAS & children 1855-1856, child of James WILLIAMS
  1847-1848, CLATWORTHY family (& Manaccan) 4 Sep 1856, Mary PLINT & children (& St Allen)
  Jan-Nov 1848, Mary JONES (& Falmouth) 1857, Patience KESTLE & children (& Mabe)
  Nov 1848, Hugh BONDS (& Falmouth) 1857-1859, Mary HANCOCK & children (& Calstock)
  Feb 1849, Elizabeth KITTO & children (& Falmouth) Jul-Aug 1858, Richard WARNE (& Falmouth)
  10 Nov 1853, Caroline YOUNG & children (& St Gluvias) Jul 1859, Elizabeth BARTLE & child (& Kea)
  Sep-Oct 1854, Jane HODGE (& Budock)  
  1856, Legal Bill from Henry O Bullmore to Budock naming Widow RICHARDS, Mary PLINT, Andrew COCKS, wife & family, LAWRY, Mary VINCENT, Jenifer WOODS, & BOSUSTOW.

Voters Lists:

  1. The 1832 Voters List for the parish.
  2. The 1834 List.


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.

12 Jan 1567, James KILLIGREW 24 Nov 1831, Peter Thomas GULLY, late of Crowan
  15 May 1651, William GROSSE (extract) 31 Jul 1834, Nicholas PERRY
  17 Feb 1823, Mary TREGELLES 7 Jan 1838, Robert GOODFELLOW
  26 Aug 1831, Sarah TREGELLES 7 Mar 1849, Edward HODGE

Other Documents:

  1. A Removal Order and other documents, dated 23 Jun 1842 to 7 Apr 1847, relating to the BARTLE family of James, Mary and their 7 children.
  2. 1866 - 1914, Falmouth Union Workhouse births (based at and including Budock)
  3. Monumental Inscriptions - some have been transcribed and are available here.
  4. 1858-59, Correspondence & other documents regarding Budock Poor Law, including Quarter Sessions Order naming Philip BARNARD


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 Budock at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Mawnan, Mabe, St Gluvias, Mylor, Penwerris (post-1848) and Falmouth All Saints (post-1889)


  1. Budock 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 n174). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. The Circle, or Historical Survey of Sixty Parishes and Towns in Cornwall, by William Penaluna, first published in 1819.
  3. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XIII transcripts including Budock (transcribed and in our database)