CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


Looe, Cornwall
Banjo Pier, Looe
© 2005, Charles Winpenny
Looe, Cornwall Looe, Cornwall
Looe, circa 1890
(from a glass slide)
© The Malcolm McCarthy Collection
Looe, circa 1890
(from a glass slide)
© The Malcolm McCarthy Collection

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Looe is Sue Dent, who can be contacted by Email.
For contact details for the current town council, please click 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 alternate resources.


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


  1830, Pigot's Directory  

For more information, see GenUKI. Link below.


Voters Lists:

  1. East Looe 1851/52
  2. East Looe 1852/53
  3. East Looe 1864/65
  4. West Looe 1851/52, 1852/53 & 1856/57


  7 Aug 1590, Phillipp(e) MAYOWE 15 Sep 1747, Joseph CULMORE
  1616?, Henry HOLTEN 15 Sep 1747, Thomas BUTLER
  8 Jan 1738, Sampson RYDER 8 Sep 1748, Susanna WEST
  3 Jun 1740, Joseph ROBINSON 10 Jun 1751, Joan PEAKE
  29 Jan 1742, Pomeroy CHUBB 6 Jul 1819, John ROOSE

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 Looe at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Talland, Duloe, Morval and St Martin by Looe.


  1. Report of the Case of the Borough of West Looe in the County of Cornwall, by H. A. Merewether, Esq, first published in 1823.
  2. Topographical and Historical Sketches of the Boroughs of East and West Looe, in the County of Cornwall, by Thomas Bond, published in 1823