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Valentine's Series Postcard c.1905
Little Petherick Church
© Steve Wheeler

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Little Petherick is Stephen Hawke, who can be contacted by Email.

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 and other resources, 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 Documents:

  13 Sep 1831, Joseph & Johannah GILL & family (& St Breock) 2 Jul 1833, Thomas PERRY (& Blisland)

Voters List:

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


  8 Jan 1577, John BISHOPE  

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


St Ervan, Padstow, St Issey and St Columb Major.


  1. Little Petherick is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume III by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page 334). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XVI transcripts including Little Petherick (St Petrock Minor) (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking on Next until page 7/156 appears.