St Mellion Cornwall Family History Guide

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

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MELLION (ST.), a village and a parish in St. Germans district, Cornwall. The village stands 2 miles W of the river Tamar at the boundary with Devon, 3 SSE of Callington, and 5¾ NW of Saltash r. station; and has a post office, designated St. Mellion, Cornwall. The parish comprises 2,985 acres. Real property, £1,775. Pop., 299. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. Newton House belonged to the Ferrers; passed to the Corytons and the Hallyans; and belongs now to E. Collins, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £232. Patron, A. Coryton, Esq. The church is later English; was restored in 1862, at a cost of more than £1,000; and contains some curious effigies and armours of the Corytons of the 15th century.

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

Parish Records

Marriage Records

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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