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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Camborne is Sally Cann, who is currently unavailable but who has a website containing much information - transcriptions, history, and other data.
Information about and contact details for the current town council can be found here.
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.


Please visit my website, as I have transcribed many parish registers. Please also see our searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently.  The C-PROP coverage page is here.


  1830, Pigot's for Camborne, Pool & neighbourhoods  

For other examples, visit the University of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to view for free.


The 1832 Voters List for the parish.

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 21 Jul 1752, naming John MITCHELL of Cambourn, click here.

Settlement Documents:

  15 Mar 1729, Elizabeth BELMAN (& Probus) 27 Jan 1788, Matthew & Sarah JAMES & family (& Truro)
  2 Feb 1767, Peter JACKSON & family (& Probus) 13 Oct 1829, John & Jane CARPENTER & family (& Luxulyan)


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.

  2 Jan 1611, John HUMPHRY 4 Mar 1745, Richard BENNATS
  13 Dec 1612, Richard TRIDDELL 5 Apr 1746, Mary SPRY
  25 Jul 1623, Alexander THOMAS alias PENDERVES 7 Nov 1747, George JOHN
  24 Jan 1658, John HOCKIN, proved 1667 13 Jun 1748, Henry EVA
  8 Jun 1659, Thomas TRENISSA 5 Jan 1749, William ANDREW
  24 Apr 1710, Anne HICKES 3 Feb 1749, Phillip JOHNS
  3 Jun 1715, Revd William SMITH 15 Apr 1749, John TREDINNICK
  7 Feb 1718, John BELLMAN, proved 1723 20 Dec 1750, Thomas MILL
  30 Jun 1724, John DANIEL(L) 29 Sep 1751, Arthur PAULL
  7 Jan 1735, William DANIELL 28 Jan 1754, Henry JOHN, date is of first proving
  27 Mar 1736, Robert COSTER 1 Aug 1827, David DUCKHAM, proved 1837
  10 Jan 1740, Jane TELLAM/TALLAM 7 Dec 1833, John RULE
  25 Sep 1741, James STEPHENS 2 Mar 1849, William BENNETTS
  11 Jun 1744, Archelus LEMMEN 4 Jan 1879, John BAWDEN
  3 Jan 1745, Daniel AMBROSE  

I have books and other reference information available for lookups.


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



Gwinear, Gwithian, Penponds (post-1854), Illogan, Tuckingmill (post-1845), Treslothan (post-1845) and Crowan (pre-1845). Many other parishes in the Camborne-Redruth area have close connections.


Victorian and Edwardian Camborne, through the "eyes" of the camera 1850 - 1920. Compiled by J. Arthur Osborne and David H. Thomas, originally published in 1986 and printed by Century Litho, Falmouth.


  1. Camborne 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 n200). 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 XIX transcripts including Camborne (transcribed and in our database).