The parish of
The Parish Church of St Helena
© Pauline Pickup 2008
Hi, I'm Rich Hender the OPC (Genealogy) for Helland. I can do lookups for
Baptisms 1813 - 1999, Marriages 1838 - 1911, Burials 1813 - 1998.
Also I have Hearth Taxes, Protestations and Free and Voluntary. If
you would like some information or have any to share, please contact me by
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish
council, please see
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 searchable database (C-PROP)
which is updated regularly, and GenUKI. The C-PROP
parish coverage page is
For information, see GenUKI or visit the University
of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to
view for free.
For Lists for 1851/52. 1853/54 and 1864/65
Other Legal Documents:
- An Indenture,
dated 17 Jun
1843, naming Thomas PEARCE, the younger, of this parish and Richard
HOCKING, grocer, of Bodmin.
- For an indenture (dated 1 Oct 1877) involving
William John NICKELL and several properties / parcels of land in this
- Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway,
purchase of land,
dated 13 Nov 1834. Helland residents mentioned include
Humphrey DREADON and
The OPC has a copy of the School Register
from 1908 to 1961 and is willing to do look-ups.
For more information regarding History, Population, and
much more, visit
For a Parish Locator map, please click
Helland can be located at coordinates H - 6.
For further map information, please visit
(Genealogy - United Kingdom & Ireland).
To see a current, zoomable Ordnance Survey map, please visit
MultiMap, or for maps and satellite
- Helland 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 150). Also downloadable as a pdf.
The Cornwall Register by John Wallis, A.M. F.S.S., then Vicar of
Bodmin, printed 1847. If the in-built search produces no results, use the
index pages (474-476) to find your parish of interest. Tables of statistics
and other data can be found at the beginning of the book, starting at page
Phillimore's Marriages Vol
IV transcripts including Helland
(transcribed and in our