Tideford Cornwall Family History Guide

Tideford is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1847 from St Germans Ancient Parish.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TIDEFORD, a chapelry in St. Germans parish, Cornwall; 1 mile NNE of St. Germans r. station. It was constituted in 1852; and it has a post-office under St. Germans, Cornwall, and a fair on 18 Jan. Pop., 913. Houses, 198. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £102. Patron, the Incumbent of St. Germans. The church is good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Church Records

England, Cornwall, Tideford, parish registers, 1845-2006 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Tideford (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office


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