The parish of
The Online Parish Clerk for St John is Gillian Kempster, who can
be contacted by
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.
A Clause from the Will of the
William Beale, dating from 1757
Extracts from Parish Register:
These were transcribed from a register
commencing 1799, but refer to both earlier and later centuries.
Memoranda signed by John Torre and Nicholas Lodge, Rectors in
the 17th Century.
Memoranda regarding the inductions of William Wingate and
Augustus Walsh, and the consecration of a new burial ground in 1905.
- Details of the
administration of 3 charities, dated 1903 but concerning
bequests from the 3 preceding centuries.
List of Rectors from before 1272 until 1908.
- Extract from the
Will of Richard Trevill Esq, dated 1647, regarding bequests to
the inhabitants of St John, Maker and Rame parishes.
1852/53 & 1864/65
For a Parish Locator map, please click
here. St John can be
located at coordinates K - 4
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
Millbrook (post-1867) and
- St John 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 250). Also downloadable as a pdf.
Heraldic Church Notes from Cornwall; containing the Heraldry and
Genealogical Particulars on every Memorial in Ten Churches in the
Deanery of East, by Arthur J. Jewers, F.S.A. Includes
extracts from parish registers &c.