Warbstow Cornwall Family History Guide

Warbstow is a chapelry of Treneglos Ancient Parish in Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Canworthy Water.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1695
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association. 

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WARBSTOW, a parish in Launceston district, Cornwall; 8½ miles WNW of Launceston r. station. Post town, Camelford. Acres, 4,104. Real property, £2,153. Pop., 419. Houses, 82. W. barrow is a large ancient fortification; and has, in its centre, a mound locally called King Arthur's grave. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Treneglos. There are two dissenting chapels and a national school.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

The following records are available free online.

Census

Census returns for Warbstow, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Warbstow, 1683-1772, 1894-1805 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Warbstow (Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, Warbstow, bishop's transcripts, 1612-1836 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Warbstow (Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Cornwall, Warbstow, parish registers, 1837-1907 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Warbstow (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish register extracts, 1695-1782 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Warbstow (Cornwall)

Parish registers for Warbstow, 1695-1999 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Warbstow (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish register printouts of Warbstow, Cornwall, England ; christenings, 1729-1805 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Warbstow, Cornwall, England ; marriages, 1729-1805 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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