Perranuthnoe Cornwall Family History Guide

Perranuthnoe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Goldsithney and Trevean.

Alternative names: Little Perran, Perran-Ulthnoe, Perran Uthnoe

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1562
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PERRANUTHNOE, or Little Perran, a parish in Penzance district, Cornwall; on Mounts bay, 2 miles ESE of Marazion, and 2½ ESE of Marazion Road r. station. It contains the village of Goldsithney, which has a post-office under Marazion, Cornwall. Acres, 1,182; of which 55 are water. Real property, £2,468; of which £613 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 1,229; in 1861, 1,507. Houses, 316. The manor belongs to W. J. Travelyan, Esq. Acton Castle is the chief residence. Many pointscommand a fine view of Mounts bay. The rocks areinteresting to geologists, and include valuable minerals. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £320. Patron, W. J. Trevelyan, Esq. The church is ancient, and has a tower. There are chapels for Wesleyans and U. Free Methodists, and a national school.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Perranuthnoe 1589 to 1812 - View and Download Free


Vision of Britain historical maps


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