CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


Tintagel Tintagel
Old Postcard
Courtesy of Christine Parker
©2003 Simon Lewis

More old photographs are available below

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Tintagel is Keith Hughes, who can be contacted by Email.

For information about, and contact details for, the current parish council please see this website.



Information can be found at COCP (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 University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.



  1. Thomas & Elizabeth WOTTEN, who emigrated to Canada, photographs and family tree

Memorial Inscriptions:

Tintagel Methodist Cemetery Inscriptions

Settlement Papers:

  20 Nov 1711, Ferdinande COLLINGS & family (& St Breock) 3 Sep 1789, John & Sarah SMITH & family (& St Breock)

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57
  4. 1864/65


  4 May 1722, William MELORN, Senr. 8 Oct 1748, John AVERY
  25 Aug 1736, Elizabeth WADE, proved 1753 28 Mar 1862, William WADE
  13 Apr 1742, James HOSKIN 29 Sep 1870, Mary WADE

Other Legal Documents:

  1. An indenture, dated 21 Jul 1777, involving the Manor of Trewassa but naming Nicholas, Elizabeth, Christian and Sarah MARSHALL of this parish.
  2. An indenture, dated 2 May 1791, involving Thomas AVERY, Thomas SYMONS and John PANTER.
  3. An indenture, dated 21 Oct 1820, concerning the transfer of land and property to the Rev. William Pit BRAY, from his parents John BRAY Esq. and Joyce BRAY.
  4. An indenture dated 26 Mar / 17 Apr 1847 involves some people from this parish. View here.
  5. An indenture concerning land in the Parish of Warbstow, but involving George WESTLAKE of Tintagel.

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


St Teath, Lanteglos by Camelford, Minster & Trevalga.


  1. Tintagel (Dundagell) is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume I by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page n362). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol II transcripts including Tintagel (transcribed and in our database)


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From a lantern slide, c. 1900
 © Malcolm McCarthy 
Old Postcard
Courtesy of Christine Parker
Old Postcard
Courtesy of Christine Parker