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The differences between the civil (local government) and ecclesiastical (church) parish boundaries can be found by looking at the links in the Maps section below. The boundaries of the former have changed quite often. Most records on this website are based on the boundaries of the latter.

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Keyne is Frances Kenshole, who can be contacted at
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 alternative 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.


Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1864/65


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.

  23 Nov 1747, William MORSHEAD 11 Dec 1748, Thomas NICHOLLS

For 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 local government (civil) Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab.

The ecclesiastical (church) parish boundaries can be found by searching here on the Church of England website.

For maps and satellite images use Google Maps.

To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for St Keyne at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Duloe, Herodsfoot (post-1851) and Liskeard.

St Keyne 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 290). Also downloadable as a pdf.