The parish of
|A church service at Gwennap Pit, 2002
(Once used by John Wesley)
© Karen Start
The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Gwennap is Sandra Pritchard,
who can be contacted by Email
and who maintains a
Contact details for the current Parish Council can be found
here and the council website is
Contact details for the church can be found by searching
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
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.
For information, see the University of
Leicester's website of Historical Directories
excommunication of Mark SAMPSON
- 10 Oct 1808,
an examination of Alice Stanaway of Ladock, naming Philip MANUEL of Gwennap.
1795-1841, payment details for John & Henry ROWE as entered in
Gwennap Baptisms Register.
1834 List for the parish
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.
For information regarding history, population, etc., visit
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
To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for Gwennap at
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
St Day (post-1833),
Baldhu (post-1847) and
- Gwennap 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 128). Also downloadable as a pdf.
Phillimore's Marriages Vol
XXV transcripts including Gwennap
(transcribed and in our
database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 8/184