Lanhydrock Cornwall Family History Guide

Lanhydrock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

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Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LANHYDROCK, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; within Bodmin borough, on the river Fowey, adjacent to the Cornwall railway, 3 miles SE by S of Bodmin. Post-town, Bodmin, Acres, 1,755. Real property, £1,460. Pop., 197. Houses, 44. The manor belonged to the Glynns and others; passed to the Robarteses, Earls of Radnor; and belongs now to the Hon. Mrs. Agar. Lanhydrock House, the manorial mansion, is now occupied by T. J. Agar Robartes, Esq.; has N and S wings of respectively 1636 and 1642; is a granite edifice, partly in its original condition, partly modernized; contains a gallery 116 feet long; was garrisoned for the parliament, against Charles I., in 1644; and is approached by an avenue, planted in 1642. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, not reported. Patron, the Hon. Mrs. Agar. The church stands close to Lanhydrock House; has an embattled tower; and contains monuments of the Earls of Radnor. The churchyard contains an ancient granite cross. There are two national schools.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Lanhydrock 1559 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: Pydar
  • Poor Law Union: Bodmin
  • Hundred: Pyder
  • Province: Canterbury