St Stithians Cornwall Family History Guide

St Stithians is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. Perran-ar-worthal is a chapelry of St Stithians.

Other places in the parish include: Hendra.

Alternative names: Stithians

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1656
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Lannarth
  • Carnmenellis
  • Constantine
  • Gwennap
  • Mabe
  • St Gluvias
  • Perran-ar-worthal

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STITHIANS (St.), a parish in Redruth district, Cornwall; 4 miles SW of Redruth r. station. It has a post-office under Perran-Arworthal, Cornwall. Acres, 4,291. Real property, £4,851. Pop., 2,358. Houses, 490. There are tin veins, powder-mills, paper-mills, Druidical stones, and ancient sculptured crosses. The living is a vicarage, united with Perran-Arworthal, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £377. Patron, the Earl of Falmouth. The church is ancient. There are Wesleyan and Bible Christian chapels.

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

Parish Records


Vision of Britain historical maps


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