St Endellion Cornwall Family History Guide

St Endellion is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Port Quin, Roscarrack Hill, and Port Isaac.

Alternative names: Endellion

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1732
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Methodist, Society of Friends/Quaker, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ENDELLION, or St. Endellion, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; on the coast, 4½ miles N by E of Wadebridge, and 13 NW of Bodmin Road r. station. It contains Port Quin; and its post town is Wadebridge, Cornwall. Acres, 3,729. Real property, £5,059. Pop., 1,192. Houses, 281. The property is subdivided. Roscarrock House, formerly the seat of the ancient family of Roscarrock, stands on a hill, is now a ruin, was castellated and loop-1xoled, had a massive granite archway entrance, and retains much of a formidable aspect. Slaty quartz, mandelstone, copper ore, lead oxide, manganese, and antimony are found; an export trade in slates and pilchards is carried on; and a fair is held on 12 Sept. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter; and there are attached three prebends, Bodmin or Kings, Trehaverock, and Mornays. Value of the rectory, £196; of Bodmin prebend, £63; of Trehaverock, £115; of Mornays, not reported. Patron of the rectory, the Lord Chancellor; of Bodmin prebend, Mr. Basset; of Trehaverock, not reported; of Mornays, the Hon. A. M. Agar. The church stands on a hill; dates from the time of Henry VI.; has a lofty tower; and is weather-stained, but good. There are chapels for Wesleyans, U. Free Methodists, and Bible Christians.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Endellion 1684 to 1812 - View and Download Free PDF


Vision of Britain historical maps


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