CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

GERRANS

Gerrans Parish Church c. 1900
© Malcolm McCarthy


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Gerrans is Bill O'Reilly, who can be contacted by Email.
 
Please visit my Gerrans-St. Anthony in Roseland website; if unable to find your answer there, please contact me at the above address for information.

The 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:

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.

REGISTERS:

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.

DIRECTORIES:

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

OTHER:

School Admissions:

  1. 1874 onwards

Wills:

  1 Sep 1593, Edward HUMFREY 24 Aug 1751, Richard CHILDON
  15 Dec 1614, Gilbert CREWES  

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 Gerrans 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:

St Anthony in Roseland, St Just in Roseland and Philleigh.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Gerrans is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume II by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page 50). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXVI transcripts including Gerrans (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/218 appears.