CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

ST COLUMB MINOR

 
Parish Church - Exterior 
 
Parish Church - Interior 
 
War Memorial 
 
© Pauline Pickup

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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Columb Minor is Paul Mellett, who can be contacted by Email.
 
For information about (and contact details for) the current Newquay town council, please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

Information can be found 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.

REGISTERS:

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

DIRECTORIES:

  1830, Pigot's Directory for St Columb  

The University of Leicester's Directories website has many more directories online to view for free.

OTHER:

War Memorial Names:

  1. First World War
  2. Second World War
  3. First World War Memorial to Capt. John Lewis ROGERS & others

Settlement Papers:

  17 Jan 1782, Frances CARNE (& Probus)  

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57
  4. 1864/65

Wills:

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.

Early 1600s - mid 1850s, an Index of Wills & associated papers, copies of which are available from the Cornwall Records Office.

27 Nov 1578, Rycharde/Richard CARTER 6 Dec 1748, Henry SAMPSON
  19 Feb 1732, John JENKYN 22 Dec 1748, Michael RUNDLE
  15 Oct 1742, Joan HAMBLY 19 May 1749, Robert SLEEMAN
  13 Dec 1747, Richard RICKARD 7 Apr 1750, Richard TREVETHAN
  18 Nov 1748, Richard NILES  

Problems regarding the appointment of The Rev. H. Marsh-Edwards as Rector, terrier written in Parish Baptisms Register.

A Promise of Payment, dated 23 Feb 1767, by William SOLOMON of the Parish of Little Cullen to John PHILLIPS. (Further details unknown, but filmed by the LDS amongst indentures for Roche.)

St Columb Minor Residents Association maintain a blog including photographs.

For more information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.

MAPS:

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 St Columb Minor at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

Crantock, Newquay (post-1882), Mawgan in Pydar, St Columb Major, Colan and Newlyn East.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. St Columb Minor 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 n268). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XIV transcripts including St Columb Minor (transcribed and in our database)