CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


St Issey
Sea Mills, 2009
© Malcolm McCarthy

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Issey is Tim Johnson, who can be contacted by Email. Please visit his St Issey Folk website for extensive records, photographs, maps and other information about the parish.

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 for St Issey, please see our searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated regularly. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.


For information, see GenUKI.


Bastardy Bonds:

  1. 18 June 1756, naming Thomas TREBILCOCK of this parish

Settlement Papers:

  9 Feb 1698, Ralph UDYE & family (& St Breock) 15 Mar 1787, Ann YATES (& St Breock)
  9 Apr 1774, Thomas BIDDICK & family (& St Breock) 13 Mar 1827, Catherine CADDY (& St Breock)
  15 Apr 1784, Richard & Grace VIVIAN (& Probus) 1 Dec 1847, James SAUNDERS (& St Breock)

Voters Lists:

  1. The 1851/52 Voters' List for the parish.
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57
  4. 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.

  16 Dec 1593, William PAGE 1 Mar 1743, Elizabeth GILL

Other Documents:

  1. For details of an auction of farmland, dated 29 Jul 1896 and naming John, Thomas and Hart NICHOLL, click here.
  2. Other documents mentioning several parishes, including St Issey, can be found here.

For more information regarding History, Population, and much more, 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 Issey at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Little Petherick, Padstow, St Breock, St Columb Major and, across the estuary, St Minver.


  1. St Issey 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 252). Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XIV transcripts including St Issey (transcribed and in our database)
St Issey
St Issey Village, 2009
© Malcolm McCarthy