Temple Cornwall Family History Guide

Temple is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1884
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TEMPLE, a parish in Bodmin district, Cornwall; 7 miles NNE of Bodmin-Road r. station. Post town, Bodmin. Acres, 843. Real property, £197. Pop., 12. Houses, 3. The manor belonged to the Knights Templars. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £21. Patron, Sir B. Wrey, Bart. There is no church.

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


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

Image Credits:

St Catherine’s parish church, Temple, Cornwall, seen from the southeast. Jonathan Billinger / St Catherine’s church, Temple / CC BY-SA 2.0