CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


Formed from part of Gwennap in 1835

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Day is Fran Pillsbury, who can be contacted by Email.  

Contact details for the current Gwennap Parish Council can be found here and the council website is 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 for St Day, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently and GenUKI. The parish coverage page for C-PROP is here.


  1830, Pigot's for Redruth, Chacewater & St Day  

For more information, see the University of Leicester's website of Historical Directories or GenUKI.


A list of Confirmations which took place between 1891 & 1896


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


Redruth, Redruth St Andrew (post-1884), Treleigh (post-1871), Chacewater, Gwennap & Lanner (post-1845)