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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Warbstow is Dallas Manicom 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) which is updated frequently and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.

A note in the Baptisms Register for the time period between 1872 and 1875.
"No baptism during this interval in consequence of my referral, excepting in case of sickness or other emergency. 2 baptisms privately."


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


To view an indenture, dated 5 Aug 1854, involving land known as Hips Moor in the Parish of Warbstow and mentioning John SHEERS, click here.

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.

  8 Nov 1604, Alse HOLLMAN 13 Nov 1847, William STACEY
  3 Dec 1612, Robarte HOSKINGE 24 Jan 1849, Andrew HICKS
  20 Jan 1744, Jane ROOSE 21 Oct 1864, Thomas CANN of North Petherwin (land in Warbstow)

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


Otterham, Jacobstow, Week St Mary, North Petherwin, Tremaine and Treneglos.


  1. Warbstow 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. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXV transcripts including Warbstow (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 8/184 appears.