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Lamorran Parish Church
Lamorran Church
© Julia Mitchell

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The volunteer as Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Lamorran is Julia Mitchell, who can be contacted at .

For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this page for St Michael Penkevil.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.



Information can be found at COCP (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. The parish coverage page is here.


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


Bastardy/Filiation Documents:

  1. dated 9 Feb 1755, mentioning John Powell of this Parish and Edward Powell Junr and Anne Manuel, both of Probus.
  2.  dated 1 Aug 1803, involving William JOHNS of this parish.

Lists of rectors (and some curates) from 1327 - 1893 are available here

Settlement Documents:

  15 Mar 1747, William & Hannah BETHICK (& Probus) 2 Mar 1818, Mary DAVIS (& Probus)


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.

  3 Feb 1605, Thomas PELLETT als GILBERTE 20 Apr 1751, Joan HUDDY
  7 Jul 1613, George VERMANE 7 Aug 1770, William BONE
  17 Dec 1652, William RUSSAW 16 Jun 1841, William CURGENVEN, proved 1848
  7 Jan 1658, John VERMAN 2 Oct 1848, Ann CURGENVEN (& Falmouth)

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


St. Michael Penkevil, Merther, Probus, Cornelly, Ruan Lanihorne and Philleigh.


Lamorran 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 356). Also downloadable as a pdf.