Lanreath Cornwall Family History Guide

Lanreath is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1555
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LANREATH, a parish in Liskeard district, Cornwall; on an affluent of the river Fowey, 5½ miles ESE of Lostwithiel r. station, and 7½ SW of Liskeard. It has a post-office under Liskeard; is a seat of petty sessions, held at Trecan-Gate; and has cattle fairs on the third week after Shrove-Tuesday, 2 May, and 18 November. Acres, 4,878. Real property, £3,693. Pop., 649. Houses, 123. The property is subdivided. The manor of Court Barton formerly belonged to the Grylls and others, but is now divided. A Roman causeway and an ancient camp are on Bury Down; and there are several barrows. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £502. Patron, John Buller, Esq. The church contains a carved screen and a Norman font, and is very good. There are chapels for Calvinists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, and a national school.

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.

Census

Census returns for Lanreath, 1841-1891

Church Records

Births and baptisms, 1816-1827 Author: Independent Church (Lanreath)

Bishop’s transcripts Lanreath, 1680-1772 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanreath (Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, Lanreath, bishop’s transcripts, 1596-1842 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanreath (Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Cornwall, Lanreath, parish registers, 1823-1908 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanreath (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish chest materials, 1662-1864 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanreath (Cornwall)

Parish records, 1666-1871

Parish register transcripts, 1555-1850 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanreath (Cornwall)

Parish registers for Lanreath, 1555-1993 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanreath (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish register printouts of Lanreath, Cornwall, England, christenings, 1555-1875

Manor & Court Records

Manorial documents, 1498-1780 Author: Manor of Treire (Cornwall)

Manorial documents, 1520-1717 Author: Manor of Langunnet (Cornwall)

Various manorial records from Cornwall, 1624-1839 Author: Manor of Ruthvose (Cornwall); Manor of Selena (Cornwall); Manor of Bridge End (Cornwall); Manor of Skewis (Cornwall); Manor of Tregorrick (Cornwall)

Court rolls, 1598-1599 Author: Manor of Lanreath. Court (Cornwall)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish records, 1666-1871

Poor law papers, 1666-1861 Author: Lanreath (Cornwall)

Cornwall

England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Cornwall Parish Register Index

FreeREG

Cornwall Burials A-Z index of surnames of people buried in Cornwall

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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