Creed Cornwall Family History Guide

Creed is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Grampound.

Alternative names: Creed with Grampound

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Presbyterian.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CREED, a parish in St. Austell district, Cornwall; on the river Fal, near Grampound Road r. station, 6½ miles SW by W of St. Austell. It contains the greater part of Grampound township, which has a head post office. Acres, 2,809. Real property, with the rest of Grampound, £4,005. Pop., 743. Houses, 153. The property is subdivided. There are traces of ancient camps. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £351. Patron, H. T. Hawkins, Esq. The church is not good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cornwall
  • Civil Registration District: St Austell
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Powder
  • Poor Law Union: St Austell
  • Hundred: Powder
  • Province: Canterbury