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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
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.



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 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.


  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.


Settlement Documents:

  1740, Henry & Mary HUTCHINS (& Landrake)  12 Mar 1847, Jacob & Miriam STEPHENS (& St Cleer)
  12 Apr 1774, Elizabeth LUCAS (& Maker)   

Voters Lists:

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


  Nov 1555, Richard BULLER 16 Sep 1646, Margaret DABBYN (probate bond)
  15 Aug 1566, William HECHINS 23 Sep 1689, Anna WILLS
  22 Mar 1580, William WILLES 27 Apr 1698, Robert DAWBINS (inventory only)
  26 Apr 1585, Thomas MOLTON 8 Jul 1732, Catherine DAWBINS
  14 Mar 1589, William LUCAS 3 Aug 1742, Spry ROBERTS
  Sep 1597, Richard LAMBARD 29 Dec 1742, Andrew HOW
  25 Apr 1600, Thomas HILL 20 May 1745, John KNIGHT
  23 May 1606, Thomas HILL 20 Mar 1747, William COCKBURN, mariner
  1 Feb 1607, Cecilye HAYLE 20 Aug 1748, Mary HOBB
  27 May 1614, William HAWKIN/HAWKYN 13 Nov 1748, Richard SKELTON
  3 Dec 1616, Joan HOBBE 5 Nov 1752, Robert DABBIN(S)
  6 Apr 1641, Nicholas DAWBENEY (alias DAWBIN) 11 Jan 1847, Sampson PROUT

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.


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


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


  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