Helland Cornwall Family History Guide

Helland is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1722
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HELLAND, a village and a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall. The village stands on the river Camel, near the Wadebridge railway, 2½ miles N of Bodmin, and 5 NW of Bodmin Road r station; was known, at Domesday, as Henland; and has a fair on 10 Jan. The parish comprises 2,475 acres. Post town, Bodmin. Real property, £1,716. Pop., 324. Houses, 49. Brodes here was the seat of the Glynn family, and the birthplace of Dr. R. Glynn Clobury, physician and poet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £196. Patron, W. Morshead, Esq. The church is ancient, and contains an old monument to a Calwodley.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Helland 1677 to 1812 - View and Download Free PDF


Vision of Britain historical maps


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