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The  OPC (Genealogy) for this parish is Sue Mutton who can be contacted by email.
The previous OPC maintained a website which might be useful for your research.

For information about (and contact details for) the current parish meeting, please see this 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 alternate resources.


For Philleigh Parish Register information and other resources, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP). The parish coverage page is here.


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


Bastardy/Filiation Documents:

  1. dated 26 Mar 1796, Mary LIDDYCOAT of Probus, naming John MARTYN of this parish

Indentures & Other Legal Documents:

  1. dated 17 Jul 1705, pre-nuptial settlement, marriage between Richard SLADD of Philleigh and Johan HAWEIS of Kea


Transcriptions are available in our searchable database.

Settlement Documents:

  1 Mar 1739, Mary JENKYN (& Probus) 22 Dec 1776, Mary BEDELLACK (& Probus)


  1602, Jane BATHE (administration bond) 4 Aug 1614, George HICK

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


St Michael Penkevil, Ruan Lanihorne, Veryan, St Just in Roseland and Gerrans.


  1. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXVI transcripts including Philleigh (Filleigh) (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/218 appears.