CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


including Port Isaac, created 1913

St Endellion Church
The Parish Church
© David Coppin

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Endellion is Pat Balmer, who can be contacted by Email.

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 parish coverage page for C-PROP is here.


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



  1. Bullers House
    1. Regarding Bullers House, Trewethick, dated 3 Oct 1804, naming John COCK, Thomas BULLER, John BULLER, James HILL, Henry MABLY and children Phillippa and Humphry.
    2. Bullers House, dated 28 Aug 1816, naming Samuel ABBOTT, William BULLER and the others from a. above.
    3. Bullers House, dated 1820, naming the people from a. above.
    4. Bullers House, dated 25 Dec 1837, naming William BULLER, Thomas BULLER, Samuel TREVATHAN, William COCK and William BROWNE
    5. Bullers House and other issues, dated 26 Dec 1837, naming those in d. above, plus John Farnham COCK.
    6. Bullers House again, dated 22 Apr 1842, naming William BULLER and William GRAY
  2. Hetherbutt
    1. dated 22 Nov 1742, naming Charles TRELAWNEY, John GRAY, George and Margery DAW.
    2. dated 23 Nov 1742, naming Charles TRELAWNEY, John GRAY, Henry DARELL, Rev. Mr. William STEPHENS, John COCK, Simon LLEWLLIN, Richard ELVANS, Frances CRABB (widow), naming Mr Charles VIVIAN, Darell CRABB and others from different Parishes.
    3. dated 5 Mar 1762, naming John GRAY, Digory GRAY, John BILLING, George & Margery DAW.
    4. dated 21 Sep 1792, naming Degory GRAY and Francis BROWN.
  3. Trelights
    1. dated 28 Sep 1837, naming Guy GRAY, John HOSKYN, John CHAPMAN of this Parish and John Clode BRADDON, Borough of Camelford.
    2. dated 29 Sep 1837, naming Guy GRAY, John HOSKYN, Francis Brown Hambly (Parish of St. Kew), Digory GRAY,  and John Clode BRADDON (Borough of Camelford).
    3. dated 6 Jan 1849, part of a marriage settlement between Francis GLANVILLE and Annabel Pole CAREW, naming William GRAY and George Poole NORRIS.

Settlement Documents:

  14 May 1726, John & Frances HOCKEN & children (& Warleggan) 8 Feb 1842, Susanna Gill HAWKEN (& St Breock)
  1 Jan 1785, John & Sarah HOWE (& Truro)  

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1853/54
  3. 1864/65


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.

  1733, Mary PETER (administration) 29 May 1754, Richard ROOSE
  21 Apr 1746, Anthony EMMETT 4 Dec 1837, William BROWN
  10 Jun 1750, William PHILPE/PHILP 8 Nov 1887, John GRAY

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 21 October 1797, naming William NICHOLLS/NICKLES of this parish, click here.

Other documents mentioning several parishes, including St Endellion can be found here.

A History of Port Isaac and Port Quin 1833-34 by Dr. Frederick Trevan. A transcribed list of inhabitants, with summarised details, can be found here.

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


St Minver, St Teath and St Kew.


  1. Endellion (St Enedellyan) is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume I by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page n422). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol IV transcripts including Endellion (transcribed and in our database)

Port Isaac
Panoramic View of Port Isaac, c. 1910
© The Malcolm McCarthy Collection