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The parish of

ST MICHAEL PENKEVIL

St Michael Penkevil
The Parish Church
© David Coppin


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The volunteer as Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Michael Penkevil is Julia Mitchell, who can be contacted at juliaemitchell@hotmail.com.

Contact details for the current parish council can be found here.
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 Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently, the coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

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

OTHER:

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 19 Nov 1804, naming William CAVELL of this parish, click here.

Vestry Minutes:

  1. A list of communicants in 1650, with additions for 1651, transcribed from the Vestry Minutes.
  2. Transcriptions of other pages from 1650 to 1887, mentioning many events and people with church connections.
  3. Minutes of Vestry Meetings, 1843 - 1862.

Wills:

  1 Jan 1545, John CARMYNOWE 27 Jan 1591, John CARMYNOWE

For more information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.

MAPS:

For a Parish Locator map, please click here. St Michael Penkevil can be located at coordinates F - 3.

For further map information, please visit GenUKI (Genealogy - United Kingdom & Ireland).

To see a current, zoomable Ordnance Survey map, please visit MultiMap, or for maps and satellite images use Google Maps.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

Truro Parishes, St Clement, Merther, Lamorran and Philleigh.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. 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.
  2. 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 appears.