CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

SOUTH HILL


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for South Hill is Sue Mutton, 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 - 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 alternate resources.

REGISTERS:

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.

DIRECTORIES:

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

OTHER:

Voters Lists:

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

Wills:

  14 Oct 1693, William WEARREN 10 Oct 1750, Ann BENNET(T)
  6 May 1747, John KNILL 20 Sep 1818, David MUTTON
  27 Oct 1748, Nicholas OLVER 1 Nov 1837, Rebecca Wallis WEARING

For further 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 South Hill 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 Ive, Linkinhorne, Stoke Climsland and Callington.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. South Hill (Hill, South) is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume II by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page 228). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  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. 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 directory