Lannarth Cornwall Family History Guide

Lannarth is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1844 from Gwennap Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Gwennap Christ Church, Lanner

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LANNARTH, or LANNER, a village and a chapelry in Gwennap parish, Cornwall. The village stands 1¾ mile SE of Redruth r. station; and has a post-office, of the name of Lanner, under Redruth. The chapelry was constituted in 1844. Rated property, £7,874. Pop., 2,615. Houses, 569. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £183. Patron, the Rev. John Tucker. The church was reported in 1859 as not good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

The following records are available free online.

Church Records

Parish registers for Lannarth, 1845-1993 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Lannarth (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office


Vision of Britain historical maps


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