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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Kew is Pat Balmer, who can be contacted by Email.

For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching 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 searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated regularly, and GenUKI.  The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.


For information, see GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to view for free.


Settlement Papers:

  25 Jan 1711, Robert & Thomasyn LEWARNE (& St Breock) 5 Dec 1817, Charles & Mary BROWN (& St Breock)
  12 Apr 1731, Joseph NICHOLS & family 5 Dec 1817, Edward & Elizabeth COCK & child (& St Breock)
  19 Jul 1815, Thomasine HEWETT (& St Breock) 31 Dec 1831, John JORY & children (& Luxulyan)

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1853/54
  3. 1864/65


  10 Nov 1731, Diana/Dianna PETER 12 Jun 1804, Geo WILCE
  18 Dec 1734, John PETER (administration) 2 Jun 1809, John BATE
  5 Apr 1736, William MAY 28 Mar 1827, Samuel BLAMEY
  20 May 1737, John CUNDY 5 Dec 1829, Mary WILCE
  7 Feb 1746, Phillippa HARRY 27 Jan 1837, Joseph POMERY, late vicar of St Kew
  13 Feb 1747, Margery SYMONS 3 Feb 1848, Mary BEER
  17 Nov 1747, Joan NICOLL ?4 Jan 1866, Jethro THOMAS
  31 Aug 1780, Joseph BENNETT  

Other Documents & Indentures:

  1. An Indenture, dated 4 Nov 1773, naming Walter BEAR of this parish.
  2. An Indenture, dated 21 Jul 1777, naming Joseph BENNETT of this parish.
  3. An Indenture, dated 9 Dec 1833, concerning Maidenland, naming Thomas Richard CURGENVEN, late of St Kew, and William JEFFERY, Nicholas REYNOLDS and John CURGENVEN, deceased.

For more information regarding History, Population, and much more, 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 St Kew at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


St Minver, Endellion, Port Isaac, St Teath, St Tudy, St Mabyn, Egloshayle.


  1. St Kew 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 332). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol VI transcripts including St Kew (transcribed and in our database)