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The Online Parish Clerk for Towednack is Rick Parsons, who can be contacted by Email.

Visit our extensive website for more information - Rick.



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 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 University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.



  8 Jul 1746, Roger RENODEN 24 Nov 1750, Peter CURNOW
  16 Jul? 1746, Mary TYACK, proved 1752  

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


  1. Towednack is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume IV by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838. Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. A history of the parishes of St. Ives, Lelant, Towednack and Zennor by John Hobson Matthews
  3. Phillimore's Marriages Vol III transcripts including Towednack (transcribed and in our database)


Zennor, Gulval, Ludgvan, Lelant, Halsetown (post-1848) and St Ives (pre-1848)