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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Talland is Sue Dent, who can be contacted by Email.

Contact details for Polperro Community Council are available here.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.



Information can be found at COCP (the 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 and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.


For information, see the University of Leicester's Historical Directories website.


Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57


  19 Jan 1578, John BEVILL 17 Oct 1746, Benjamin MILLS
  14 Oct 1601, Edward BAETHE 16 Jan 1747, Thomas HOLE/HOLL
  26 Feb 1615, Phillipp BEVYLL 4 Nov 1749, John OLLIVER
6 Jan 1620, Elizabeth BEVYLL/BEVILL 18 Jul 1831, Thomas SKENTELBERY, proved 1849
  27 Jun 1633, Walter BATH 27 Dec 1834, Richard KEAST
  23 Feb 1666, John HALLETT 26 Jan 1849, Edward MINARDS
  28 Jul 1709, Mary KENDALL  

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


Talland and Lansallos meet in Polperro, with the river forming the boundary.


  1. Talland is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume IV by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838. Also downloadable as a pdf.
  2. The Cornwall Register by John Wallis, A.M. F.S.S., then Vicar of Bodmin, printed 1847. If the in-built search produces no results, use the index pages (474-476) to find your parish of interest. Tables of statistics and other data can be found at the beginning of the book, starting at page n9.