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The Online Parish Clerk for Lesnewth is Mike Gabriel, who can be contacted by Email.
Contact details for Lesnewth Parish Meeting 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 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.


Voters Lists:

  1. For 1851/52, 1852/53, 1856/57 and 1864/65 are here.


  27 Aug 1605, William HARPER 2 Dec 1747, Mary SYMONS
  10 Mar 1632, Degory TAYLOR 23 Feb 1749, William LANGMAN
  29 Sep 1656, Barnard TAYLOR/TAYLER (nuncupative)  16 Mar 1749, Agnes LANGMAN
  18 Nov 1746, Elizabeth ANGER/AUGER 3 Apr 1750, Jose/Joce LANGMAN

Documents mentioning several parishes, including Lesnewth, can be found here.

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


Minster, Davidstow, Otterham and St Juliot.


  1. Lesnewth 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. Phillimore's Marriages Vol I transcripts including Lesnewth (transcribed and in our database)