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The parish of

LUXULYAN

Luxulyan Church

Gunwen Wesleyan Chapel, built 1869
 © Pauline Pickup


The Parish Church
© David Coppin


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

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.


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:

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

DIRECTORIES:

For information, see GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.

OTHER:

Bastardy/Filiation Documents:

  1. dated 29 July 1802, naming William BRYANT of this parish

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.

 
  Luxulyan, GreatWheel
 
 
 New Consolidate Mines of Cornwall at Pontsmill,
loading lump Clay to Rail
Donald Johnson on Wagon.
 
© Wheal Martyn & China Clay History Society

Poor Law Documents:

  1. 3 Jul 1747, Joan ROSEVEARE

School Admissions:

  Lockingate Infant School, Luxulyan  

Settlement Papers:

  29? Apr 1716, John WILLIAMS 10 Jun 1817, Jennifer MARK (& Menheniot)
  22 Apr 1717, Richard SCANTERBERRY & family 19 Jun 1818, John ROACH alias THOMAS (& Stoke Damarel)
  4 Dec 1740, Ralph ESTERBROOK & family 27 Oct 1818, Mary ROBINS (& Bodmin)
  6 May 1741, Thomas & Mary PHILP 7 Nov 1818, William & Charlotte REYNOLDS & son (& Truro)
  27 Apr 1743, Anne DOWNING 19 Dec 1819, Christian Grace COOMBE (& St Winnow)
  2 May 1743, William RUNNALLS & family 7 Mar 1820, Samuel, Mary & Grace TIPPIT (& reversal)
  19 Jun 1745, William DOWNING (& St Winnow) 17 Jul 1820, Samuel, Mary & Grace TIPPIT (& Fowey)
  9 Sep 1746, John HAWKIN 15 Oct 1823, Dorcas DYER (& St Dennis)
  8 Jan 1749, Ann HAWKINS 6 Jun 1828, Elizabeth HAMBLEY & child (& Sheviock)
  Mar & Apr 1755, Robert VAGUE & family 6 Jan 1829, Ann HAWKE (& St Stephen in Brannel)
  Jul & Aug 1755, Joseph NICHOLL & family 5 May 1829, John & Catharine HAWKE & family (& Roche)
  30 Mar 1758, Gilbert STEPHENS & family 18 Sep 1829, Grace BARCLE (& St Agnes)
  11 Jan 1759, Joseph TREISER & family 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)
  24 Feb 1813, Joseph ELLERY  

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57

Wills:

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
  20 May 1613, Richard KENDALL (proved 1622) 29 Sep 1694, Thomas SHARPE
  26 Jun 1643, Nicholas GROSSE 16 Jul 1696, Robert GROSSE (proved 1714)
27 Feb 1652, Walter HICKS 24 Feb 1699, Ambrose GROSSE
  22 Dec 1654, Noah NANJULIAN 5 Jul 1720, John GROSE
  13 Apr 1656, John BLAKE 2 Jun 1731, John BESWARTHICK
  15 May 1657, Robart GROSSE 28 Jun 1759, John GRANT (proved 1767)
  20 Aug 1657, Henry THOMAS 7 Jan 1771, John COLE, Vicar
1 Sep 1657, John LUKE (nuncupative) 22 Oct 1802, Anthony COCK
  29 May 1658, Francis NICHOLLS 8 Mar 1813, Richard Roberts GROSE
  6 Jul 1676, Richard GROSE 26 Mar 1828, Sarah SOBYE/SOBEY (proved 1840)
  30 Jul 1680, Thomas HERLE 24 Oct 1844, Richard Gerveys GRYLLS
  28 Jun 1687, George GROSE 18 Dec 1852, Peter WELLINGTON

Other documents mentioning several parishes, including Luxulyan, can be found here.

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 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.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

St Austell (pre-1850), Treverbyn (post-1850), Roche, Lanivet, Lanlivery, Tywardreath and St Blazey.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Luxulyan 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 VIII transcripts including Luxulyan (transcribed and in our database)