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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Poundstock is Judith Upton, who can be contacted by Email.
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), GenUKI 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.


Hearth Tax

1664 Transcriptions

Memorial Inscriptions:

  Bangors Methodist Chapel  

Voters' Lists:

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


A list of available Wills and Probate Documents. Copies of those marked as CRO can be ordered from here using the appropriate reference.  For those marked as NA enter the reference in the search box on this page and follow the onscreen instructions.

  6 Jan 1605, Thomas HOOPER 17 Sep 1743, Joan BURGOYNE
  8 Mar 1645, Arthur HOLMAN 30 Jun 1747, Edward SLOGET
  17 Nov 1646, Letitia PINCH 1 Jan 1749, Nicholas PENFOUND
  8 Aug 1650, Dorothie PINCH 2 Jan 1753, Richard MEDLAND
  6 Jul 1654, Sampson LARKE 19 Mar 1749, Dorothy SLOGET
  27 Mar 1693, Grace HOLMAN 28 Sep 1848, Jane TOM

To view a Bastardy Bond, dated 30 Jun 1746, naming William TURNER of this parish, click here.

Transcriptions of some MIs are available 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 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 Poundstock at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


St Gennys, Jacobstow, Week St Mary and Marhamchurch.


  1. Poundstock 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 352). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXV transcripts including Poundstock (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 8/184 appears.