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The parish of

LAMORRAN

Lamorran Parish Church
Lamorran Church
© Julia Mitchell


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The volunteer as Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Lamorran is Julia Mitchell, who can be contacted at juliaemitchell@hotmail.com.

For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this page for St Michael Penkevil.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

Information can be found at COCP (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.

REGISTERS:

For Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently. The parish coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

For information, see GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.

OTHER:

Bastardy/Filiation Documents:

  1. dated 9 Feb 1755, mentioning John Powell of this Parish and Edward Powell Junr and Anne Manuel, both of Probus.
  2.  dated 1 Aug 1803, involving William JOHNS of this parish.

Lists of rectors (and some curates) from 1327 - 1893 are available here

Settlement Documents:

  15 Mar 1747, William & Hannah BETHICK (& Probus) 2 Mar 1818, Mary DAVIS (& Probus)

Wills:

  20 Apr 1751, Joan HUDDY 7 Aug 1770, William BONE

For further information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.

MAPS:

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 Lamorran at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

St. Michael Penkevil, Merther, Probus, Cornelly, Ruan Lanihorne and Philleigh.

ONLINE BOOKS:

Lamorran 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 356). Also downloadable as a pdf.