CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


created 1836

Bude Canal

Bude Canal, circa 1900
(from a glass slide)
© The Malcolm McCarthy Collection

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Bude Haven is Lorraine Beard, who can be contacted by Email.

The contact details for the current Bude-Stratton Town Council can be found here.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.



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, please see our searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently or GenUKI (link below). The C-PROP coverage page is here.


  1830, Pigot's Directory for Stratton & Bude  

For more information, visit the University of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to view for free.


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


Marhamchurch, Stratton and Poughill.