The parish of
The differences between the civil (local government)
and ecclesiastical (church) parish boundaries can be found by looking at
the links in the Maps section below. The boundaries of the former have
changed quite often. Most records on this website are based on the
boundaries of the latter.
|St Neot Parish Church
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The OPC (Genealogy) for St Neot is Kay Halley,
who can be contacted at
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish
council, please see
For information about the Parish Church search
the Diocesan website.
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), GenUKI (link above) and the LDS website, Library section. The C-PROP
parish coverage page is
For information, see the University of
Leicester's website of Historical Directories
dated 19 Aug
1808 and 20 Aug 1808, naming Charles OLIVER, Thomas POMERY, Benjamin
TILLIE and Thomas JOHNS of this parish and mentioning Pomerys House and
dated 22 Jun
1841, naming Charles OLLIVER and William LANGSFORD of this parish.
Jul? 1849, naming Peter GERRY, John LOBB, Thomas MALLETT, William
LANGSFORD, William BAWDEN, John HARRIS and William KEAST of this parish.
dated 29 Sep
1866, concerning the Tenement of Trenay, but with much information about
the GREGOR family. Other surnames mentioned are ALLEN, BOOKER, CAWSE, COCK,
COLCHESTER, COUCH, DAVIES, GLANVILLE, GRYLLS, DARE, LOBB, POLE-CAREW, RODD,
NEMYSS, TREMAYNE, WILLIAMS and WILLYAMS.
These records contain names of proprietors / land
owners and occupiers, as well as other data.
1793. Palmer's Survey, transcribed by Gary & Fiona Crossley.
1798/1799. These searchable records are in our database.
1873. These are also in our database.
Manor of West Draynes, 1793 - 1851. Gary Crossley has given
permission for his degree dissertation to be published here. It concerns
the effects of changes in agriculture, mining, religion &c. on the life
of the inhabitants and mentions many local names. The manor covered part
of the parish of St Neot. (10MB pdf file)
9 Jan 1738, Nicholas PENQUIT (& St Cleer)
Jan 1843, John Lanxon (& St Cleer)
16 Jul 1752, Nicholas & Margaret DAW & family (& Altarnun)
7 Feb 1849, Nicholas CONGDON (& St Breock)
15 Jul 1817, Hannah HARRIS & family (& St Cleer)
19 Feb 1849, William & Maria TOLL & family (& Luxulyan)
5 Oct 1831, William & Mary HIGGS & son (& St Cleer)
20 Feb 1854, Mary Ann COBBLEDICK (& Luxulyan)
1834, Nicholas & Ann CLEMENS/CLEMENCE (& St Cleer)
Other documents mentioning several parishes,
including St Neot, can be found
For more information regarding history,
population, etc., visit
For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit
Cornwall Council’s mapping website.
To find the
local government (civil) Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab.
The ecclesiastical (church) parish boundaries can be found by
for St Neot Cornwall
on the Church of England website.
For maps and satellite
images use Google Maps.
To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for St Neot at
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
Pinnock and Bradock.
Historical sketch of the parish of Saint Neot (Cornwall). Including
the life of Saint Neot, together with a description of the Parish church
and its windows, and the Ballad of Tregeagle (1906) compiled by William
Axworthy. Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
St Neot 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.
17th Century Churchwarden's Accounts by Sir J. H. Lefroy.