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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk for Lawhitton is Di Gibbs, who can be contacted at .

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 (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 alternate resources.


For Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently. The parish coverage page is here.


Various dates available, which I am happy to search on request. For further information, see GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.


Bastardy/Filiation Documents:

  1. 19 Jan 1778 naming Susannah HOLMAN, William LEIGH & Mary LEIGH
  2. 31 Dec 1822, naming Mary GREGORY & Thomas MASTERS

Voters Lists for 1851/52, 1852/53, 1856/57 and 1864/65.

Tax Returns - various C16 and C17 lists which I am happy to search on request.

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


Lezant, South Petherwin, Launceston St Mary Magdalene, St Stephen by Launceston and, in Devon, Lifton and Bradstone.


Lawhitton is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume III by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838. Also downloadable as a pdf from here.