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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk for St Martin-by-Looe is Sue Dent, 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.


Transcriptions completed by the OPC are in our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently. The parish coverage page is here.


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


Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1864/65


  4 Jan 1613, John HOSKINE, the elder 21 Jan 1744, Peter CHUBB
8 Nov 1727, John LORD 20 Apr 1747, Thomas ROSE
  9 Jul 1740, Thomas RAWLINGS 6 Jul 1844, George RABY

For further resources see 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.


Morval and St Germans.


St Martin by Looe 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.