Pillaton Cornwall Family History Guide

Pillaton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1557
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PILLATON, a parish in St. Germans district, Cornwall; on the river Lynher, 4½ miles NNE of St. Germans r. station. It has a fair on Whit-Tuesday; and its post town is Callington, Cornwall Acres, 2,478; of which 20 are water. Real property, £2,026. Pop., 349. Houses, 72. The property is divided among a few. The manor was known, at Domesday, as Pileton; was held by the Earl of Mortaigne; and passed to the Inkpens, the Dillingtons, the Corytons, and others. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £203. Patron, E. Collins, Esq. The church is modern, and has a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

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

Parish Records

Pillaton Marriages 1557 to 1812 - View and Download Free


Vision of Britain historical maps


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