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The Old Chapel at Rame Head
Contributed by Diane Donohue

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Rame is Robert Sandford, who can be contacted at

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.



Information can be found at COCP (the 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), which is updated frequently, and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.


For information, see the Cornwall Towns & Parishes link on GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directory website.


Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1864/65


  1647, Richard TREVILL (extract) 16 Oct 1799, John BOOTH, proved 1805
  15 May 1655, Joane JOHNES 15 Mar 1804, George HODGE
  11 Jun 1672, John BATTERSBY 21 Jul 1813, Thomas SPRIDDLE, proved 1820
  17 May 1738, Richard SOPER (mariner) 7 Jun 1821, Christiana SPRIDDELL
  18 Nov 1746, Dinah SPRIDDLE 31 Dec 1835, Sarah VALLACK
  18 Apr 1748, Thomas WICKETT 28 Oct 1844, Martha AUSTIN
  25 May 1748, Margaret EATON 26 Feb 1848, John COLLOM
  27 Jan 1753, Mary HARRIS 3 Mar 1849, Jane EDWARDS
  30 Oct 1781, James VERCO, proved 1789 24 Oct 1849, Ann STEPHENS
  22 Mar 1799, John HEAMENS/HEAMANS, proved 1806  

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


St John and Maker.


  1. Rame 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 374). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Heraldic Church Notes from Cornwall; containing the Heraldry and Genealogical Particulars on every Memorial in Ten Churches in the Deanery of East, by Arthur J. Jewers, F.S.A. Includes extracts from parish registers &c.