CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


(Uny Lelant)

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Lelant is Chris Uphill, who can be contacted by Email.

Please visit my website for more information, transcriptions and photographs. I also suggest you visit 'Lelant', the website of Maxwell Adams.

For information about (and contact details for) the current town council for St Ives, please see this website.
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.



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.

  30 Mar 1658, Thomas THURLBY 7 Jul 1747, Christopher PENBERTHY
  7 Sep 1683, Thomas THURLEBY (Walter?) 12 Jun 1748, John PEETERS
  19 Feb 1746, William WHITE 24 Aug 1753, John SANDOE
  20 Aug 1746, James WHITE  

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


Towednack, St Ives, Halsetown (post-1848), Carbis Bay (post-1913), Hayle St Elwyn (post-1888), Phillack (pre-1888), St Erth and Ludgvan.


  1. Lelant 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.
  2. A history of the parishes of St. Ives, Lelant, Towednack and Zennor by John Hobson Matthews
  3. Phillimore's Marriages Vol IX transcripts including Lelant (transcribed and in our database)