The parish of
ST MICHAEL PENKEVIL
The Parish Church
© David Coppin
The volunteer as Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Michael Penkevil is
Julia Mitchell, who can be contacted at
Contact details for the current parish council can be
Contact details for the church can be found by searching
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.
Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database
(C-PROP) which is updated frequently, the coverage page is
For information, see GenUKI or visit the
University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.
To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 19 Nov 1804, naming
William CAVELL of this parish,
- A list of
communicants in 1650, with additions for 1651, transcribed from the
- Transcriptions of other pages from
1650 to 1887, mentioning many events and people with church
- Minutes of Vestry Meetings,
1843 - 1862.
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 Michael
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
Merther, Lamorran and
- St Michael Penkevil 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.
Phillimore's Marriages Vol
XXVI transcripts including St Michael Penkevil
(transcribed and in our
database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/218