CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of

FALMOUTH, All Saints

created 1889

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk for Falmouth, All Saints is Louise Haywood, who can be contacted at
Falmouth Town Council's website is 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 alternate resources.


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

Falmouth Burial Ground records are online on the Town Council's website.


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


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


Falmouth King Charles, Penwerris, Budock and, across the estuary, Flushing.


Darling-Finan, N, (2001) Images of Bygone Falmouth, Breedon Books Publishing
Davies, A, (1989) The History of the Falmouth Working Boats, Cornwall Lithographic Printers
Gay, S.E., (1903) Old Falmouth. The story of the town from the days of the Killigrews to the earliest part of the 19th century., Headley Brothers
Gilson, P., (1990) Falmouth in Old Photographs, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd.
Gilson, P., (1992) The Lower Fal in Old Photographs, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd.
Gilson, P., (1994) The Upper Fal in Old Photographs, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd.
Kempthorne, J.L., (1928) Falmouth Parish Church, The Cornish Echo Co.
Newman, R, (11th edition) The Charm of The Fal, J.H.Lake & Co. Ltd.
Wallace, M.L., (1949) The Story of the Parish of All Saints Falmouth 1924-1949, Parrett & Neves Ltd.
Other possibilities:-
The Falmouth Packets, David Mudd
Bygone Falmouth, Sheila Bird
Falmouth's Famous Past, Bob Dunstan
The History of Falmouth, James Whetter
Falmouth Haven: The Maritime History of a Great West Country Port, D.G. Wilson
The History of the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club 1871-1949, Lt Col C.J.H. Mead
History and Description of the Town and Harbour of Falmouth, R.Thomas