The parish of
The Parish Church
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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Pillaton is Gina Furze, who can be contacted by
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish
council, please see
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 alternate resources.
For Parish Register information and other resources, please see our online searchable database
(C-PROP), GenUKI 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
The village and parish of Pillaton has a
website, which includes a
growing history section.
Bastardy / Filiation Documents:
- dated 2
Sep 1783, naming Mary BENNETT of this Parish and John BARTLETT of
- dated 24
Sep 1799, naming Mary FOWELL and Wm. CUNDY, both of Pillaton.
- dated 19
Jun 1804, naming Patience MARTIN of this Parish and George TAMBLING,
junr. of Morval.
- dated 3 Jun
1818, naming Jenney STEPHENS of this Parish and William DAW of St Ive.
1690 Manor of Pillaton (part of a transcription for several
Manors which can be found
A list of
available Wills and
Probate Documents. Copies of those marked as CRO can be ordered
from here using the appropriate reference. For those marked as
NA enter the reference in the search box on
this page and follow the onscreen instructions.
1707, Henry MITCHELL
1771, James TILLIE
Dec 1741, George Haynes
1806, Elizabeth CORYTON (proved 1841)
1746, James TILLIE
1843, John Tillie CORYTON
1746, Anthony COUCH
1847, John BREEN
1750, Barbara ATKINS
1848, Mary Anne CORYTON
1752, Thomas HAWK
For more information regarding history,
population, etc., visit
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 Pillaton at
drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a
specific location on the map.
Botus Fleming and
St Stephens by Saltash.
- Pillaton is included in
The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume III by Davies Gilbert,
William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in
1838 (page 344). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
Phillimore's Marriages Vol
XVII transcripts including Pillaton
(transcribed and in our
Venning's New Century Postal Directory of 20 Parishes in East
Cornwall, published 1901. Included several pages of
advertisements from local businesses, as well as being a parish