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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.

  1. To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 20 Apr 1769, naming Charles JOB of this Parish, click here.
  2. A Bond, dated 11 Jun 1779, naming James SIMS and Mary RICHARDS of this Parish.
  3. A Bond, dated 8 Jun 1781, naming Alice DUNNAL of this Parish.
  4. A Bond, dated 4 Mar 1785, naming Zebulen SAUNDERS and Mary TREVENA?
  5. A Bond, dated 22 Apr 1785, naming Avis MEDLEN, John MEDLIN and James MEDLIN.
  6. A Bond, dated 25 Apr 1785, naming Elizabeth FRANCES of this Parish.
  7. A Bond, dated 1 Jul 1785, naming William WILMOTT/WILMETT, Hugh DATSON and Ann JOHNS.
  8. A Bond, dated 7 Jan 1786, naming Jane JOHNS of this Parish.
  9. A Bond, dated 8 May 1788, naming Jane JOHNS of this Parish.
  10. A Bond, dated 31 Dec 1790, naming Armanell HODGE, Anthony WARRIN and Thomas WARRIN.
  11. A Bond, dated 6 May 1812, naming Mary PENROSE of this Parish.
  12. A Bond, dated 26 Nov 1814, naming Mary Williams, widow.
  13. A Warrant, dated 17 Oct 1816, naming Sarah THOMAS and Edmund LAKEMAN.
  14. A Bond, dated 13 Oct 1819, naming Elizabeth DAVEY of this Parish.

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 Mar 1849, Edward HODGE
  26 Aug 1831, Sarah TREGELLES  

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.


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)