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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Lansallos is Sue Dent, who can be contacted by Email.
Contact details for the current Polperro Community Council can be found 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.


Settlement Papers:

  18 Sep 1795, Ann PENNEY & children (& Luxulyan)  

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57


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.

  14 May 1655, Phillipp TINGCOMB 16 Jul 1750, Charles GILBERT, mariner
  17 Jan 1722, William WENMOTH 2 Jan 1754, Julyan PEAKE
  6 Sep 1736, John HONNEY 14 Aug 1754, John TOMS
  27 Jul 1741, Elizabeth WENMOTH 27 Mar 1755, George STAPE
7 May 1743, John PEARCE 22 Nov 1799, Ann HONEY
  6 Apr 1747, John VIGOS  

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 2 March 1764, naming Joseph VICE of this parish, click 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 Lansallos at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Lansallos and Talland meet in Polperro, with the river forming the boundary. Lansallos borders St Veep and Lanteglos by Fowey (Polruan).


Lansallos 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 398). Also downloadable as a pdf.