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St Mellion Church
The Parish Church
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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Mellion is Angela Wood, who can be contacted at
The contact details for the current Parish Council are here.
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.


For Parish Register information, please see 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


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.

  Mar 1551/1552?, Peter CORRITON 13 Mar 1724, Jane JANE
  10 Aug 1604, Peter CORYTON 17 Oct 1727, John HOSKINS
  24 May 1635, John TRAPLING 17 Aug 1736, Sir John CORYTON
  17 Oct 1653, Robert GODGECOMBE 11 Aug 1741, Dame Rachell CORYTON
  30 Mar 1654, Thomas ELLIOTT 18 Oct 1748, John HODGE
  14 Jul 1654, Jone RAWE 10 Nov 1750, John MOON(E)
  21 May 1659, John AXWORTHY 15 Jul 1765, Joan HELYAR
  6 Jul 1673, William TREVISSA 3 Aug 1795, John CORYTON
  15 Aug 1680, Sir John CORYTON 12 May 1801, Jane TRUSCOTT, date of proving
  15 Dec 1680, William TREVISA 1 Oct 1816, Weston HELYAR
  2 Jan 1680, Mary TREVISA  

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


Quethiock, St Ive, Callington, St Dominick and Pillaton.


  1. St Mellion 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 XVII transcripts including St Mellion (transcribed and in our database).
  3. Venning's New Century Postal Directory of 20 Parishes in East Cornwall, published 1901. Included several pages of advertisements from local businesses, as well as being a parish directory