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The differences between the civil (local government) and ecclesiastical (church) parish boundaries can be found by looking at the links in the Maps section below. The boundaries of the former have changed quite often. Most records on this website are based on the boundaries of the latter.
The OPC (Genealogy) for St Neot is Kay Halley, who can be contacted at .
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), GenUKI (link above) and the LDS website, Library section. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.
For information, see the University of Leicester's website of Historical Directories or GenUKI.
These records contain names of proprietors / land owners and occupiers, as well as other data.
Manor of West Draynes, 1793 - 1851. Gary Crossley has given permission for his degree dissertation to be published here. It concerns the effects of changes in agriculture, mining, religion &c. on the life of the inhabitants and mentions many local names. The manor covered part of the parish of St Neot. (10MB pdf file)
Other documents mentioning several parishes, including St Neot, can be found here.
For more information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.
For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit Cornwall Council’s mapping website. To find the local government (civil) Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab.
The ecclesiastical (church) parish boundaries can be found by searching here for St Neot Cornwall on the Church of England website.
For maps and satellite images use Google Maps.
To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for St Neot at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.