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The parish of

POUGHILL


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Poughill is Judith Upton, who can be contacted by Email.
 
The contact details for Bude-Stratton Town 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), GenUKI and the LDS website, Library section. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

Poughill entries from the Post Office Directory, 1856 and the Post Office Directory, 1873 are available online. For further information, see the University of Leicester's website of Historical Directories or GenUKI.

OTHER:

Transcriptions are available on this website for -

Poughill entries from The Cornwall Muster of 1569

The Protestation Returns 1641

The Hearth Tax Returns for Michelmas 1664.

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52.
  2. 1852/53.
  3. 1856/57.
  4. 1864/65.

Wills:

  30 Apr 1651, John CORNISH 12 Apr 1814, Digory JOSE
  1 May 1656, Diana WARMINGTON 12 Aug 1843, Ann KING
  26 Jun 1657, Honour SHORT 2 Sep 1853, Cory KINGDON

Some Monumental Inscriptions.

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

MAPS:

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 Poughill at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

Kilkhampton, Stratton and Bude Haven.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Poughill 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 348). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XX transcripts including Poughill (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/159 appears.