CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


The Parish Church

East End & Tower

Part of Graveyard

Nave & Chancel


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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The OPC (Genealogy) for Veryan is Mary Burnell who can be contacted at

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.



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, 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.


To view transcriptions of some MIs, click here.

Settlement Documents:

  12 Mar 1756, Mary HARRIS & daughters (& Probus) 3 Aug 1784, Catherine HARRIS (& Probus)
  20 Jul 1767, Mary LIDDICOAT (& Probus)  

War Memorial:

General View


1914-18 Names

1939-45 Names
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A list of available Wills and Probate Documents. Copies of those marked as CRO can be ordered from here using the appropriate reference.  For those marked as NA enter the reference in the search box on this page and follow the onscreen instructions.

2 Jun 1613, Thomas HOSKYNE 6 Mar 1747, William HALL
8 Mar 1615, Robert HAWKINS 23 Jan 1752, Jenkin BALL
  10 Sep 1658, John QUINTRELL 12 Nov 1764?, William HUGO
  14 Apr 1690, Edward SLADE 28 Mar 1827, naming Zacharias LANGDON of this parish
  25 Jan 1744, Richard COLLET 30 Aug 1843, William TROUNCE, proved 1849

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


Philleigh, Ruan Lanihorne, Cornelly, Cuby with Tregony & St Michael Caerhayes


  1. Veryan 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. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXIII transcripts including Veryan (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/153 appears.

The sea at Portloe, parish of Veryan