CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive
The parish of
Boyton or Boieton may be from the Cornish or French words for wood or forest, which agrees well with the situation of the parish. It lies a few miles north of Launceston and just to the west of the Devon border that runs along the River Tamar. There are a number of villages with this name in England.
The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Boyton is Angela Wood who can be contacted at .
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this website.
Please visit COCP (Cornwall Online Census Project), which is complete for 1841 to 1891 and validated, FreeCens at Rootsweb - both are free, searchable databases - or check GenUKI for other alternatives.
For Parish Register information and other resources, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently, the parish coverage page is here.
For information, see GenUKI. Link below or visit the University of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to view for free.
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.
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 Boyton 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.