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The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Trevalga is Jon Lewes, who can be contacted by Email.

For information about, and contact details for, the current parish meeting 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 alternate resources.


For Parish Register information and other resources, 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.


The former OPC for Newquay, Andy Ross, has edited 2 books written by his great-grandfather, William Francis Allen Burnard, which contain many reminiscences of life in Newquay, Forrabury (Boscastle), Trevalga and surrounding parishes. Very generously, he has allowed copies to be available for download as pdfs. (Files suitable for hi-speed internet connections only). Click on the title to view - History of Boscastle and Trevalga and My Early and Older Days.

Voters Lists:

  1. 1852/53
  2. 1856/57


15 Apr 1741, Jerome MARTIN 12 May 1870, Mary ROWE
  10 Sep 1848, William ROWE  

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


Tintagel, Forrabury and Minster.


  1. Trevalga 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.
  3. Phillimore's Marriages Vol I transcripts including Trevalga (transcribed and in our database)