CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive
Gunwen Wesleyan Chapel, built 1869
© Pauline Pickup
The Online Parish Clerks (Genealogy) for Luxulyan are Ann & Mike Hicks,
who can be contacted by Email.
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.
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 alternative resources.
Photographs & Maps:
Many photographs are held by the Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum (and copies by the China Clay History Society), not only those related to that industry. John Evans has offered to search them for any of specific families and locations, and electronic copies would be supplied free of charge. Two examples are given below (click thumbnails to enlarge).
A large number of old O.S. Maps of many areas of Cornwall (various scales) are also available, the index is here. For the maps, please keep to the Crown Copyright as explained on the Ordnance Survey website.
|| New Consolidate Mines of Cornwall at Pontsmill,
loading lump Clay to Rail
Donald Johnson on Wagon.
© Wheal Martyn & China Clay History Society
|Gunwen Methodist Chapel|
|Images of individual gravestones at Gunwen can be obtained from John Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote the reference given in the file.|
Poor Law Documents:
|Lockingate Infant School, Luxulyan|
|29? Apr 1716, John WILLIAMS||24 Feb 1813, Joseph ELLERY|
|22 Apr 1717, Richard SCANTERBERRY & family||10 Jun 1817, Jennifer MARK (& Menheniot)|
|4 Dec 1740, Ralph ESTERBROOK & family||19 Jun 1818, John ROACH alias THOMAS (& Stoke Damarel)|
|6 May 1741, Thomas & Mary PHILP||27 Oct 1818, Mary ROBINS (& Bodmin)|
|27 Apr 1743, Anne DOWNING||7 Nov 1818, William & Charlotte REYNOLDS & son (& Truro)|
|2 May 1743, William RUNNALLS & family||19 Dec 1819, Christian Grace COOMBE (& St Winnow)|
|19 Jun 1745, William DOWNING (& St Winnow)||7 Mar 1820, Samuel, Mary & Grace TIPPIT (& reversal)|
|9 Sep 1746, John HAWKIN||17 Jul 1820, Samuel, Mary & Grace TIPPIT (& Fowey)|
|8 Jan 1749, Ann HAWKINS||15 Oct 1823, Dorcas DYER (& St Dennis)|
|Mar & Apr 1755, Robert VAGUE & family||6 Jun 1828, Elizabeth HAMBLEY & child (& Sheviock)|
|Jul & Aug 1755, Joseph NICHOLL & family||6 Jan 1829, Ann HAWKE (& St Stephen in Brannel)|
|30 Mar 1758, Gilbert STEPHENS & family||5 May 1829, John & Catharine HAWKE & family (& Roche)|
|11 Jan 1759, Joseph TREISER & family||18 Sep 1829, Grace BARCLE (& St Agnes)|
|14 Jan 1759, William BRAY||13 Oct 1829, John & Jane CARPENTER & family (& Camborne)|
|15 Jan 1759, John VAGUE||22 Oct 1829, James & Philippa RABLEY & family (& Kenwyn)|
|19 Apr 1759, Benjamin GARLAND & family||19 Feb 1830, Thomas THOMAS (& Lostwithiel)|
|7 Apr 1760, Jane ESTERBROOKE||18 Feb 1831, John RETALLICK (& Menheniot & St Wenn)|
|14 Jul 1760, Mary HESTERBROOK||21 Apr 1831, Richard LUKE (& St Blazey)|
|17 Jul 1764, Temperance MANNEAR||13 Jun 1831, John & Maria MAY & family (& St Austell)|
|2 Sep 1764, Jane DYER (& Roche)||15 Nov 1831, John & Jane JENNINGS & family (& Mabe)|
|3 Sep 1764, Richard TREHARE & family||31 Dec 1831, John JORY & children (& St Kew)|
|1764 & 1765, Catherine SYMONS||21 May 1832, Isabella GROSE & children (& Lanivet)|
|20 Apr 1765, Philip BENNETT & wife (& St Winnow)||18 Jun 1832, Robert Nicolls (& Warleggan)|
|28 Jun 1765, Joan BENNETT (& St Winnow)||9 Sep 1834, Catherine, James, John & Jenny WILLINGTON (& Lanivet)|
|28 Jun 1765, Rebecca BENNETT (& St Winnow)||28 Jan 1839, Jane HOSKIN (& St Andrews, Plymouth)|
|11 May 1765, Thomas THOMAS & family (& Fowey)||16 Apr 1839, Richard HOCKING|
|14 Nov 1765, John STEPHENS & family (& Lanivet)||16 Dec 1839, William & Mary BOND (& Probus)|
|15 Jun 1766, Jonathan COLLIVER & family (& Lanlivery)||6 Jan 1840, Mary HAM & child (& Gerrans)|
|5 Mar 1767, Grace WOOLLCOCK (& Lanivet)||19 Sep 1840, Martha PHILLIPPS (& Lanivet)|
|7 Jun 1771, John CRIPS (& Bradford, Wilts)||2 Dec 1840, William MEDLAND|
|2 Dec 1773, Elizabeth ROSEVEAR (& Lanivet)||1 Oct 1842, William & Mary DOWER & family (& St Blazey)|
|22 May 1778, family of Robert BROAD||6 Dec 1842, John & Elizabeth PETERS (& St Austell)|
|14 Oct 1778, John LAY & family (& Tywardreath)||11 Sep 1844, William COUCH (& Roche)|
|9 Oct 1787, Elizabeth WILLINGTON (& St Winnow)||1 Oct 1844, Elizabeth ROBERTS (& St Austell)|
|24 Jun 1788, Robert & Sarah BOND (& Bradworthy, Devon)||16 Aug 1847, Richard MEWTON (& St Blazey)|
|26 Mar 1788, William WERRY & family (& Lanlivery)||24 Aug 1847, Elizabeth WOOLCOCK & children (& Lanivet)|
|16 Feb 1789, John BENNETT (& Lanivet)||13 Sep 1847, James & Sarah ROWE & family (& St Blazey)|
|15 Apr 1790, Jane PEARCE & daughter (& St Breock)||13 May 1848, George & Elizabeth MERRIFIELD & children (& Stoke D)|
|Undated, Richard NETHERTON (18th Century)||20 Nov 1848, Mary HICK & children (& Cardinham)|
|6 Jun 1828, Elizabeth HAMBLY & son Richard||8 Dec 1848, Rebecca EADY (& Bodmin)|
|26 Apr 1790, William & Richard MEDLYN (& St Gennys)||24 Jan 1849, Nicholas GROSE (& Lanivet)|
|26 Oct 1790, Edward RATCLIFF (& Bristol)||19 Feb 1849, William & Maria TOLL & family (& St Neot)|
|21 Jun 1792, Elizabeth ALLEN (& Lanivet)||24 Mar 1849, Catherine MEDLAND & children (& St Austell)|
|18 Sep 1795, Ann PENNEY & children (& Lansallos)||18 Jun 1853, Ann BRAY (& St Andrews, Plymouth)|
|10 Feb 1800, Mary RUNALLS (& Kenwyn)||18 Jun 1853, Jane BRAY & child (& St Andrews, Plymouth)|
|26 Mar 1801, William RUNNALLS & family (& Kenwyn)||16 Jan 1854, Benjamin & Phoeby MERIFIELD & children (& Withiel)|
|26 Mar 1801, John & Frances CARVETH & family (& St Breock)||20 Feb 1854, Mary Ann COBBLEDICK (& St Neot)|
|15 Jun 1801, Mary HORE (& St Dennis)||20 Feb 1854, Mary PAYNE & children (& Roche)|
|2 Aug 1803, Grace SECOMBE (& Bodmin)||2 Aug 1855, Ellen Jane POMERY & child (& Kenwyn)|
|8 Dec 1803, Elizabeth ELLERY (& Egloshayle)||4 May 1858, Jane THOMAS & children (& Linkinhorne)|
|10 Jul 1809, Alice GROSE (& Lanivet)||17 May 1862, children of Thomazine POOLEY (& E Stonehouse)|
|14 Oct 1811, Elizabeth ROACH (& Lanteglos by Fowey)||3 Mar 1863, Mary HAM & children (& St Austell)|
|24 Mar 1812, Jonathan MARK & wife (& Stoke Damerel)||6 Jun 1863, Sabina KNIGHT (& St Austell)|
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.
|1603?, Robert GROSSE||18 Mar 1690, John NICHOLS, mariner|
|2 Apr 1611, George HALSE||29 Sep 1694, Thomas SHARPE|
|20 May 1613, Richard KENDALL (proved 1622)||16 Jul 1696, Robert GROSSE (proved 1714)|
|15 Mar 1613, Henry HAWKEN||24 Feb 1699, Ambrose GROSSE|
|20 Mar 1613, Walter HAWKINGE||5 Jul 1720, John GROSE|
|26 Jun 1643, Nicholas GROSSE||29 May 1730, Mary GROSSE/GROASE/GROSE|
|27 Feb 1652, Walter HICKS||2 Jun 1731, John BESWARTHICK|
|22 Dec 1654, Noah NANJULIAN||28 Jun 1759, John GRANT (proved 1767)|
|13 Apr 1656, John BLAKE||7 Jan 1771, John COLE, Vicar|
|15 May 1657, Robart GROSSE||22 Oct 1802, Anthony COCK|
|20 Aug 1657, Henry THOMAS||8 Mar 1813, Richard Roberts GROSE|
|1 Sep 1657, John LUKE (nuncupative)||26 Mar 1828, Sarah SOBYE/SOBEY (proved 1840)|
|29 May 1658, Francis NICHOLLS||24 Oct 1844, Richard Gerveys GRYLLS|
|6 Jul 1676, Richard GROSE||5 Nov 1848, William UDY|
|30 Jul 1680, Thomas HERLE||18 Dec 1852, Peter WELLINGTON|
|28 Jun 1687, George GROSE|
Other documents mentioning several parishes, including Luxulyan, can be found here.
For more information regarding History, Population, and much more, 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 Luxulyan 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.