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The parish of

LEZANT


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Lezant is Di Gibbs, who can be contacted at di@the-gibbsonline.co.uk.

Contact details for the current parish council cab be found here.
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:

Baptism, Marriage and Burial records begin in 1539. Look ups are available. For more Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently. The parish coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

Various dates are available, which I am happy to search on request. For more information, see GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.

OTHER:

Manorial Documents:

Manor of Trebollett  
  1700s (1) 1764
  1700s (2) 1785
  1700s (3)  

Tax Returns:

Various C16 and C17 lists are available, which I am happy to search on request.

Tithe Map and Apportionment:

This allows you to pinpoint where your ancestors lived.

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57
  4. 1864/65

For more information regarding History, Population, and much more, 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 Lezant 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:

Lewannick, South Petherwin, Lawhitton, Stoke Climsland, Linkinhorne, North Hill and Dunterton (Devon)

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Lezant is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume III by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838. Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XI transcripts including Lezant (transcribed and in our database)
  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