CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

POUNDSTOCK


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Poundstock is Judith Upton, who can be contacted by Email.
 
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this website. 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:

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

OTHER:

The Hearth Tax 1664, transcription here.

Voters' Lists:

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

Wills:

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.

  8 Mar 1645, Arthur HOLMAN 17 Sep 1743, Joan BURGOYNE
  17 Nov 1646, Letitia PINCH 30 Jun 1747, Edward SLOGET
  8 Aug 1650, Dorothie PINCH 1 Jan 1749, Nicholas PENFOUND
  6 Jul 1654, Sampson LARKE 2 Jan 1753, Richard MEDLAND
  27 Mar 1693, Grace HOLMAN 19 Mar 1749, Dorothy SLOGET

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 30 Jun 1746, naming William TURNER of this parish, click here.

Transcriptions of some MIs are available here.

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 Poundstock 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:

St Gennys, Jacobstow, Week St Mary and Marhamchurch.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Poundstock 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 352). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXV transcripts including Poundstock (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 8/184 appears.