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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Sithney is Damien Willey, who can be contacted at

Please visit my website, which has transcriptions of parish records as well as many other items. If you have questions that can't be answered from that information, please contact me at the above address - Damien.

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.




For Parish Register information and other resources, 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.


School Admissions:

1886-1921, Sithney Porthleven Board School

Settlement Documents:

  22 Jun 1771, Elizabeth PRIOR & daughter (& St Cleer) 23 Dec 1843, Frances DUNSTAN & child (& Crowan)
  15 Feb 1825, Jane HODGE & children (& Crowan) Aug-Sep 1847, Thomas & Mary WILLIAMS & children (& Crowan)

Voters Lists:

  1. 1832
  2. 1834


  30 Aug 1666, William RICHARDS 29 Jun 1750, Jane NEWTON
  16 Feb 1683, Jane RICHARDS 9 Mar 1751, John PRYOR
  11 Mar 1698, Manniweall RICHARDS 9 Apr 1754?, Thomas RICHARDS
  17 Oct 1736, Ann JEFFRY (proved 1751) 4 Jan 1780, John RICHARDS
  25 Jan 1745, James MITCHELL 11 Nov 1805, Richard PATTIN
  27 Apr 1747, William WALKER 21 Mar 1832, Richard PATTIN

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


Crowan, Wendron, Porthleven, Breage & Helston.


  1. Sithney 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 440). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. The Cornwall Register by John Wallis, A.M. F.S.S., then Vicar of Bodmin, printed 1847. If the in-built search produces no results, use the index pages (474-476) to find your parish of interest. Tables of statistics and other data can be found at the beginning of the book, starting at page n9.
  3. Phillimore's Marriages Vol VII transcripts including St Sithney (transcribed and in our database)