The parish of
The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Liskeard is Frances Kenshole, who can be contacted by Email.
(For information about, and contact details for, the current town
council, please see
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.
Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database
(C-PROP) which is updated frequently. The parish coverage page is
For information, see GenUKI or visit the
University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.
- an Indenture, dated 30 May 1787,
naming John TREHAWKE of Liskeard.
1851/52 for the parish
1851/52 for the borough
1852/53 for the parish
1852/53 for the borough
- 1867 for the borough, parish and St Cleer, as revised by the
1689, Thomas WILLCOCKE
5 Jul 1746, Ann OSBORNE
Dec 1703, Jacob MOTTON
Aug 1746, Merriam CANNING
1707, John ROOSE/ROUSE
Oct 1746, Benjamin SOBEE/SOBY
Sep 1735, Joseph FLEMING
1747, Theophilus MOON
1740, Richard THORNE
Oct 1747, John WILKEY
Jul 1741, Samuel CURTEYS
1749, Richard ROBINS
Dec 1741, Samuell GOVET(T)
May 1750, John PETHICK
Aug 1744, John REYNOLDS, mariner
21 Jun 1750,
Jul 1745, Peter WILLIAMS
Sep 1783, John POMERY, includes later codicil and indenture
Apr 1746, Abel WERRY
1845, Ebenezer EDEY
Other transcribed documents (covering multiple
parishes including Liskeard) link
For information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.
For a Parish Locator map, please click
Liskeard can be located at coordinates J - 5.
For further map information, please visit
(Genealogy - United Kingdom & Ireland).
To see a current, zoomable Ordnance Survey map, please visit
MultiMap, or for maps and satellite
St Cleer, Menheniot,
St Keyne and
Books available through the Cornwall Libraries:
- The History of the Borough of Liskeard by John Allen 1856 and revised by
William Paynter in 1967. (The original version is available online
here. Click on the first page link to view the whole book, page by
- Liskeard Bygones by Jack Haworth
- Liskeard and its People by Bernard Deacon
- Liskeard Seen Through the Censuses by William Harwood
Liskeard 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.