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The parish of


Gerrans Parish Church c. 1900
© Malcolm McCarthy

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Gerrans is Bill O'Reilly, who can be contacted by Email.
Please visit my Gerrans-St. Anthony in Roseland website; if unable to find your answer there, please contact me at the above address for information.

The contact details for the current parish council can be found here.
 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 and other resources, 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.


School Admissions:

  1. 1874 onwards

Settlement Documents:

  19 Nov 1761, Richard & Anne BLORE & family (& Truro) 6 Jan 1840, Mary HAM & child (& Luxulyan)


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.

  13 Feb 1587, James HUMFREY 6 Sep 1754, Nicholas KEMPE (proved 1768)
  1 Sep 1593, Edward HUMFREY 5 Jun 1816, Julian JOHNS
  15 Dec 1614, Gilbert CREWES 26 Apr 1834, James ODGERS
  28 May 1654, Thomas CROSSMAN/CROSMAN, indexed St Germans 18 Apr 1850, Margaret JOHNS
  24 Aug 1751, Richard CHILDON 20 May 1854, Stephen JOHNS

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


St Anthony in Roseland, St Just in Roseland and Philleigh.


  1. Gerrans is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume II by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page 50). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXVI transcripts including Gerrans (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 7/218 appears.