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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Maker is Robert Sandford, who can be contacted at .

For information about, and contact details for, the current parish council 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.


Settlement Papers:

  8 Aug 1774, John HARVEY (& Truro) 3 Jul 1829, Matthew & Jennifer SEARL (& St Cleer)
  3 Jun 1822, Susanna ROHU & children (& St Cleer) 1833, Richard & Elizabeth STEVENS & family (& St Cleer)

Voters Lists:

Parish of Maker:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1864/65

Tything of Vaultershome (the part of the parish near Kingsand, formerly part of Devon):

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1864/65


  23 Apr 1592, Henry MOLTON 10 Oct 1746, Joan GENNYS
  3 Feb 1598, Symon ROWE 5 Mar 1747, John NOTWELL
  24 Jun 1606, William HOOPER 23 May 1748, Henry SYMONS
  1 Apr 1618, John NORRISH 31 Jul 1748, Mary GRILLS
  1647, Richard TREVILL (extract) 30 Apr 1750, Nicholas HENDER
  20 Jun 1736, Joane KELLOW, proved 1752 30 Mar 1761, Sarah HARTLEY, proved 1785
  11 Feb 1740, James TOMLINSON 12 Oct 1778, John ALLEN
  2 Jan 1742, Judith BLAKE 29 Jan 1821, Stephen EDWARDS, proved 1827
  18 Jun 1745, Hugh HARTLEY, proved 1760 12 Jul 1827, Mary Ann HUTCHINS

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


Rame, St John, Antony, Torpoint (post-1819) and Millbrook (post-1867).


  1. Maker 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. Heraldic Church Notes from Cornwall; containing the Heraldry and Genealogical Particulars on every Memorial in Ten Churches in the Deanery of East, by Arthur J. Jewers, F.S.A. Includes extracts from parish registers &c.


Contributed by Diane Donohue

The Clock Tower

A typical narrow lane