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Warleggan Parish Church
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Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Warleggan is John Keast 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.



A transcription of the 1901 Census for Warleggan is available here.

Other 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.


Transcriptions are available for the years stated below:

  1. 1856 Post Office Directory of Cornwall
  2. 1873 Post Office Directory for Cornwall
  3. 1883 Kelly's Directory
  4. 1889 Kelly's Directory
  5. 1893 Kelly's Directory
  6. 1897 Kelly's Directory
  7. 1902 Kelly's Directory
  8. 1906 Kelly's Directory
  9. 1910 Kelly's Directory
  10. 1914 Kelly's Directory
  11. 1939 Kelly's Directory

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


Click the relevant links to view the information below:

  1. People & property - various sources.
  2. Warleggan Parish law breakers
  3. Apprenticeship Indentures, naming the child and the person to whom indentured.


  1. dated 10 Mar 1639, involving Samuel HILL of Warleggan.
  2. dated 22 Apr 1763, involving Elizabeth ANDREW and Grace ANDREW.
  3. dated 25 Mar 1818, concerning property in Warleggan and mentioning Henry PEARCE of this parish.
  4. dated 23 Sep 1858, concerning property in Warleggan and mentioning William GROWDEN, William WERRY and John LEMIN.

Manorial Records:

  1690 Records for the Manor of Warleggan (part of a transcription for several Manors which can be found here).

Settlement Papers:

  14 May 1726, John & Frances HOCKEN & children (& St Endellion) 18 Jun 1832, Robert Nicolls (& Luxulyan)

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52, 1853/54 & 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.

  13 Aug 1618, Laurence/Lawrence REEDE/REDE  2 Feb 1748, Thomas LOBB
21 Oct 1701, Thomas LOWER 28 Apr 1838, Henry PEARSE
  7 Aug 1707, Jane PARKER 23 Jun 1859, Petherick BUNT
  29 Aug 1733, Robart MOTTEEN  

Other transcribed documents (covering multiple parishes including Warleggan) link from 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 Warleggan at, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.


Cardinham, Blisland, Temple, St Neot and Bradock.


  1. Warleggan is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume IV (as Warleggon) 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 IV & Phillimore's Marriages Vol VI transcripts including Warleggan (transcribed and in our database)