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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Landrake is Angela Wood, who can be contacted at

Contact details for the current parish council can be found here.
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 and other resources, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently, the parish coverage page is here.


Please visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.


Settlement Papers:

  1. dated 17 Nov 1820, John RICKARD and family, Sheviock to Landrake

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.

4 Sep 1576, Anthony WILLE 4 Aug 1752, Francis PHILP
14 Apr 1625, George SKELTON 4 Jul 1805, John BROWNE (proved 1818)
  1643?, Robert SIMON 12 Mar 1828, Francis Blake O'DOGHERTY (proved 1846)
  28 Feb 1656, Ferdinando KNIGHT 7 Jul 1828, Catherine BROWNE (proved 1835)
  16 Feb 1718, Ann SHEERE 12 Sep 1834, Jonathan PALMER (St Erney)
  15 Aug 1748, Samuel KEMPSTER (or of St Stephens by Saltash) 3 Aug 1843, Francis LANG

For more information regarding history, population, etc., 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 Landrake at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Quethiock, Pillaton, St Stephens by Saltash, Sheviock, St Germans and Tideford (post-1845).


  1. Landrake 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 360). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXI transcripts including Landrake and St Erney (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/151 appears.
  3. Venning's New Century Postal Directory of 20 Parishes in East Cornwall, published 1901. Included several pages of advertisements from local businesses, as well as being a parish directory