Talland Cornwall Family History Guide

Talland is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Pool, Sclerder, St George’s Island, Polperro, and Love Island.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1617

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Roman Catholic, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Reform.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TALLAND, a parish in Liskeard district, Cornwall; on the coast, 8 miles S by W of Liskeard r. station. It contains Polperro village and West Looe town, each of which has a post-office under Liskeard. Acres, with Looe Island , 2,665. Real property, £3,590. Pop., 1,570. Houses, 349. The property is subdivided. Polvellan and Kilmenawth are chief residences. A kistvaen was found near Five-Barrowfield; two circular camps are at Berry Park; an ancient earth-work, commanding fine views, is on West Looe downs; and remains of Lammana priory are at Portlooe. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £110. Patron, N. Kendall, Esq. The church is good, and stands apart from its tower. There is an endowed school with £11 a year.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Talland, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts Talland, 1680-1772, 1804 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall)

Bishops transcript for the parish of Talland, Cornwall : for the years 1617, 1619, 1624, 1628 and 1629 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall)

Church records for Polperro Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, 1872-1994 Author: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Polperro, Cornwall)

Church records, 1868-1901 Author: United Methodist Free Church (Polperro, Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, Talland, bishop’s transcripts, 1609-1841 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Cornwall, Talland, parish registers, 1823-1910 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish chest materials, 1666-1865 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall)

Parish registers for Talland, 1837-1996 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Talland banns of marriage, 1754-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Transcripts of parish registers and Bishop’s transcripts, 1617-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Talland (Cornwall)

Computer printout of Talland, Corn., Eng

Parish of Talland Author: Ivall, Dennis Endean; Thompson, Gillian; Ivall, Dennis Endean, Mrs.

History

Killigarth : three centuries of a Cornish manor Author: Derriman, James

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Poor law records, 1695-1784 Author: Talland (Cornwall)

Cornwall

England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Cornwall Parish Register Index

FreeREG

Cornwall Burials A-Z index of surnames of people buried in Cornwall

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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