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Cornwall Online Parish ClerksThe Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Lewannick is Sue Mutton, who can be contacted by Email.

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 alternative resources.


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


Lewannick entries in the Post Office Directory for Cornwall, 1856

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


Indentures & Other Documents:

  1. An Indenture, dated 27 March 1766, naming John HOCKEN of Michaelstow and William HOCKEN of this parish.
  2. A Bill, dated 5 Mar 1767, from Mr William HOCKEN to Cory CARPENTER for services rendered. View here.

Settlement Documents:

  28 Apr 1757, William SPEAR (& Altarnun) 24 Dec 1819, John & Anna Maria PROUT (& Altarnun)

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57
  4. 1864/65


  6 Apr 1610, Fraunces HARVYE 26 Oct 1795, William HOCKEN (dispute over)
  6 Feb 1613, John HAWKINGE 9 Jul 1748, Mary HOCKEN
  18 Aug 1739, Jane WADGE 13 May 1843, Richard HONEY
  28 Nov 1748, John HODGE 29 Nov 1848, William NOTTLE
  7 May 1778, Henry WADGE  

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


Altarnun, Trewen, South Petherwin, Lezant and North Hill.


  1. Lewannick 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 XIV transcripts including Lewannick (transcribed and in our database)
  3. Venning's New Century Postal Directory of 20 Parishes in East Cornwall, published 1901. Included several pages of advertisements from local businesses, as well as being a parish directory