CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive

The parish of


Smallwood, Whitstone
© Karen Start, 2002

The Parish Church
© Karen Start, 2002

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Whitstone is Lorraine Beard, who can be contacted by Email.

For information about, and contact details for, the current parish council please see this website.



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.


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


Memorial Inscription:

4 Mar 1932, John Honey VINNICOMBE (wife Elizabeth Ann, 1937, & daughter Eleanor Elizabeth, 1878)

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52
  2. 1852/53


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.

  May 1628, John HONY (inventory only) 22 Oct 1725, William HONEY (inventory only)
  26 Nov 1652, George HELE 8 Nov 1732, John HONEY

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


Week St Mary, Bridgerule (West)and North Tamerton.


Whitstone 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.