Penwerris Cornwall Family History Guide

Penwerris is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1848 from Budock chapelry in St Gluvias Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Budock St Michael and All Angels

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1848
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PENWERRIS, a chapelry in Budock parish, Cornwall; near the Falmouth railway, 2 miles SW of Falmouth. It was constituted in 1848; and its post town is Penryn. Pop., 882. Houses, 164. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, not reported. Patron, the Vicar of St. Gluvias.

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: Falmouth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Kerrier
  • Poor Law Union: Falmouth
  • Hundred: Kerrier
  • Province: Canterbury