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Egloskerry Parish Church
The Parish Church
© Glenda Garrelts Mattes
Egloskerry Methodist Church
© Philippa Stout

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Egloskerry is Dallas Manicom who can be contacted by Email.

For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.



Information can be found at COCP (the Cornwall Online Census Project) which is complete for 1841 to 1891 and has been verified, FreeCen at Rootsweb, which has a very good search engine and information from COCP, as well as GenUKI, which has more reference information and alternative resources.


For Parish Register information and other resources, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently and GenUKI. The parish coverage page for C-PROP is here.


For information, see the University of Leicester's website of Historical Directories or GenUKI.


Egloskerry MIs may be viewed by clicking here.

Apprenticeship Indentures:

  15 Jul 1728, Christopher PAINTER to John SALTREN 9 Sep 1742, William SWEET to John HAWKIN of Lewannick
  4 Jan 1731, Grace ROWE to William RAWLE 7 Sep 1744, Mary HEADON alias PHILIPS to Oliver BARNS
  9 Sep 1742, John JACKET to Millicent PHILIPS 7 Sep 1744, Elizabeth SIMONS to Mrs Mary TRUEBODY
  9 Sep 1742, Elizabeth HARRIS to Richard HORNABROOK  

Settlement Papers:

  16 Nov 1713, Robert CREWS 28 Jul 1780, William & Grace POTE & children (& Werrington)
  1 Mar 1714, Roger BAWDEN 13 Oct 1780, Stephen DAW
  3 Nov 1715, Richard & Mary VINCENT (& St S by Saltash) 13 Oct 1780, William HOSKYN
  6 Dec 1726, Mary HEYDON (& Milton Abbot) 11 Aug 1783, Thomas PAWLING (& North Petherwin)
  5 Feb 1731, Isaac & Elizabeth DONEY & family (& Tresmeer) 28 Jun 1785, William & Catherine CREEPER (& St S by Launceston)
  27 Apr 1739, Elizabeth COWLING (& St Gennys) 28 Jun 1785, Robert & Catharine SAUNDERCOCK (& Tremaine)
  7 Mar 1744, John GREENWOOD the younger 28 Jun 1785, William & Catherine TUCKER (& St S by Launceston)
  18 Apr 1745, Honour & Catherine VOSPER (& Buckland Brewer) 17 Apr 1791, Richard & Margery COOPER (& Tresmeer)
  19 Apr 1745, William & Mary PETHICK (& Tremaine) 18 May 1795, Elizabeth COLWELL (& Warbstow)
  19 Apr 1745, Peter & Elizabeth PHILIPS (& St S by Launceston) 14 Oct 1795, Mary VOSPER (& Laneast)
  19 Apr 1745, Digory ROGERS 2 Jul 1796, Mary PHINNIMORE (& Treneglos)
  29 May 1753, William PELLOW (& North Hill) 1796, William & Elizabeth SMITH, legal bill (& St Neot)
  27 Nov 1769, Edward ROUTLIFT (& Lanteglos by Camelford) 15 Jan 1801, Richard & Margery CREEPER (& Tresmeer)
  26 Nov 1770, Henry & Elisabeth MOYSE (& Lawhitton) 14 Feb 1801, George BLEWETT
  11 Sep 1772, John & Ann BATTEN & children (& S T by Launceston) undated, Joseph REED

Voters Lists:

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


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.

  11 Feb 1593, George GREYNVILE 5 Jan 1746, Nicholas HILL

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


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


Laneast, Tresmere, North Petherwin, St Stephen by Launceston, St Thomas by Launceston and Trewen.


  1. Egolskerry (Egles-Kerry) 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 n416). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol II transcripts including Egloskerry (transcribed and in our database)