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The parish of

ST STEPHENS BY SALTASH

St Stephens by Saltash St Stephens by Saltash
The Parish Church and War Memorial
© Bill Norton
The War Memorial
© Bill Norton

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Stephens-by-Saltash is Jill Ditum, who can be contacted at jill@ditum.co.uk.
 
For information about (and contact details for) the current town 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 alternative resources.

REGISTERS:

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.

DIRECTORIES:

  1830, Pigot's Directory for St Germains, Saltash & neighbourhoods  

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

OTHER:

Settlement Documents:

  3 Nov 1715, Richard & Mary VINCENT (& Egloskerry) 12 Apr 1774, Elizabeth LUCAS (& Maker)
  1740, Henry & Mary HUTCHINS (& Landrake)  19 Jan 1835, John KITTOW (& St Dominick)
  2 Mar 1743, Richard & Elizabeth ROBERTS (& St Columb Minor) 12 Mar 1847, Jacob & Miriam STEPHENS (& St Cleer)
  19 Apr 1745, Mary HOBLING (& Landrake)  

Voters Lists:

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

Wills:

  Nov 1555, Richard BULLER 13 Nov 1748, Richard SKELTON
  15 Aug 1566, William HECHINS 5 Nov 1752, Robert DABBIN(S)
  22 Mar 1580, William WILLES 23 Jan 1754, George BODDY
  26 Apr 1585, Thomas MOLTON 8 May 1754, Elizabeth ROBERTS
  14 Mar 1589, William LUCAS 15 Mar 1755, Isaac LABEY otherwise LIBEY, proved 1762
  Sep 1597, Richard LAMBARD 27 Sep 1755, Frank CAUNTER, proved 1765
  25 Apr 1600, Thomas HILL 6 Nov 1766, John HARRISON
  23 May 1606, Thomas HILL 30 Nov 1768, Pendock NEALE, proved 1773
  1 Feb 1607, Cecilye HAYLE 1 Jun 1770, Mary Frances HARRISON
  9 Aug 1613, Roger BOLE 7 Jan 1775, William FORD
  27 May 1614, William HAWKIN/HAWKYN 24 Jun 1776, Anthony BROOKING
  1615, William HOBBE or ORCHARD 4 Jul 1777, Richard MAY, proved 1790
  3 Dec 1616, Joan HOBBE 12 Mar 1780, John Tucker WEBB
  14 Feb 1616, Richard DERRANTE 6 Nov 1798, Henry HARRISON
  18 Dec 1618, Roger HOODE 6 Jul 1822, Benjamin TUCKER, proved 1830
  30 Sep 1625, Dame Margaret HONYWOOD 19 Jun 1823, John FLETCHER
  13 Mar 1625, Elias WILLS/WILLES 28 Mar 1825, Anne de COURCY
  4 Jun 1634, Edward KEMPE 3 Jul 1828, Henry BAKER
  30 Mar 1640, Richard BULLER, proved 1647 21 Dec 1829, Anne TUCKER, proved 1852
  6 Apr 1641, Nicholas DAWBENEY (alias DAWBIN) 5 Jan 1834, John BENNETT, proved 1843
  31 May 1642, Peter WILLS 6 Jan 1835, Stephen DYER
  16 Sep 1646, Margaret DABBYN (probate bond) 15 Jul 1836, Henry BATTEN
  21 Jun 1653, William HOBBS 5 Jun 1838, John EDWARDS
  18 Mar 1656?, John HELE 2 Oct 1838, Walter DINGLE
  11 Oct 1659, William SYMONS 15 Aug 1839, Thomas Tyrwhitt TUCKER, proved 1856
18 Sep 1661, Richard TRENARY 29 Jan 1841, Isaac BENOY, proved 1846
  15 Apr 1678, Francis BULLER 25 Mar 1841, Thomas SYMONS, proved 1855
  30 Apr 1686, Richard BULLER, proved 1694 14 Mar 1844, Richard PRYN, proved 1852
  23 Sep 1689, Anna WILLS 4 Jan 1845, Richard WILCOCKS, proved 1852
  20 Nov 1689, Richard SKELTON 26 Nov 1845, Catherine Harriet MARTIN, proved 1850
  6 Nov 1697, Abraham HARRIS 16 Apr 1846, Catherine CHARLICK, proved 1852
  27 Apr 1698, Robert DAWBINS (inventory only) 11 Jan 1847, Sampson PROUT
  4 Apr 1705, Thomas SKELTON 21 Dec 1848, William SMITH
  14 Sep 1710, James BULLER 2 May 1849, John GERRY
  12 Mar 1722, Thomazina STEPHENS 29 Mar 1851, Mary PROUT, proved 1857
  8 Jul 1732, Catherine DAWBINS 15 Sep 1851, John WILLIAMS
  3 Aug 1742, Spry ROBERTS 16 Oct 1852, Samuel GERMAN
  29 Dec 1742, Andrew HOW 9 Mar 1853, Rev Orlando MANLEY
  20 May 1745, John KNIGHT 6 Dec 1853, Mary BATTEN
  20 Mar 1747, William COCKBURN, mariner 9 Jul 1857, Thomas EDWARDS
  20 Aug 1748, Mary HOBB  

A list of the names on the War Memorial can be found here. There are also details about some of the people mentioned.

For 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 Saltash 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:

Antony, Sheviock, Landrake-St. Erney, Botus Fleming, Landulph and Saltash (post-1881).

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. St Stephens by Saltash 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 460). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. 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
  3. 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.

St Stephens by Saltash
An old view of the Parish Church