CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

CRANTOCK

Part of the village
© Malcolm McCarthy Collection
Band of Hope Tea Treat, 1912
© Malcolm McCarthy Collection

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The OPC (Genealogy) for this parish is Deb Robinson who can be contacted at butterbee1962@gmail.com.

Contact details for the current parish council can be found here.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

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.

REGISTERS:

For Parish Register information, please see our searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently or GenUKI. The C-PROP coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

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

OTHER:

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 6 May 1747 and naming William Searle and James Sampson yeoman of this parish, click here

Settlement Papers:

  16 Jan 1794, John PENY & family (& St Breock)  

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.

  22 Aug 1744, Nicholas MAY 15 Nov 1747, James SAMPSON

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 Crantock 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:

Cubert, Newlyn East and St Columb Minor.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Crantock 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 n284). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XVI transcripts including Crantock (St Crantock) (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking on Next until page 7/156 appears.