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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Morvah is Bob Bolitho, who can be contacted by at
The previous OPC has a website which contains information and links.
Contact details for the current Parish Meeting can be found 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 alternate resources.


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

Details of Morvah residents who married in Madron between 1763 and 1809 can be found here.


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


MIs - a few photographs are available here.


2 Apr 1657, Richard TREMBAH 14 Jan 1751, John BONE
  4 Jul 1745, James GENDALL 13 Jan 1753, Charles NEKERWIS
  12 Mar 1746, Nicholas LAWREY 14 Apr 1817, Rev. Mark DANIELL
  10 Jan 1749, John DANIELL  

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


Pendeen, Madron and Zennor.


  1. Morvah (Morva) 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 XII transcripts including Morvah to 1722, post 1722 records are included with those of Madron (transcribed and in our database)

Rosemergy, an Iron-age circular field, which still exists in the parish
© Charles Winpenny, March 2004