Perhaps the most comprehensive account of the history of St Teath area up to late C19 is by Sir John MacLean - The Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall. - Part 12 : St. Teath and Temple London: Nichols and Sons, 1876. Available at Wadebridge Library.
The Parish Registers for St. Teath 1558 - 1845 have been transcribed by W L Bawden. There are copies of his transcription at the County Records Office, Truro, the Courtney Library, Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, Cornwall Family History Society Headquarters, Lemon Street, Truro and Cornish Studies Library, Redruth.
Resources on this site
- Memorial inscriptions, limited list* from Parish Churchyard
- Memorial inscriptions, limited list* from 'New' Parish Church Cemetery 1869 onwards
- Memorial inscriptions, Trevilley Cemetery
- Tithe map and tables, St Teath
- Evacuee children attending St Teath School during WWII
- Requests for Information
*These lists are not complete because of undecypherable/broken memorials or removal/loss of memorials.
The following transcriptions were kindly supplied by and copyright Philippa Stout. They have been made from microfiche copies and photocopies of the original registers of St. Teath Parish Registers lodged at Cornwall Record Office. The many difficult to read early entries have been checked against a transcription of the Parish Registers made by the late Dick Bawden and are attributed to him.
- Baptisms 1558 - 1911
- Burials 1558 - 1912
- Marriages 1558 - 1912
- Tithes 1840
- Non-Conformist Registers
- Miscellaneous Data
To search for a word in the tables, you may find it helpful to type <CTRL>F, type word <enter>, and use function key F3 to find subsequent entries
In 1597 each parish in Cornwall had to send an annual transcript of entries for baptisms, marriages and burials (Parish Registers). These are known as Bishop's Transcripts and those for St. Teath parish were obtained from three sources:
LDS = microfiche of LDS Film No.4035816, the originals being lodged at Cornwall Record Office
CRO = photocopies of a set of originals lodged at Cornwall Record Office
DHC = made from a film of a set lodged at Devon Heritage Centre
No guarantee is given for the accuracy of the transcriptions. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these transcriptions, researchers are advised to check the original source for themselves.
Online Parish Clerks'(OPC) database has the data compiled by Philippa Stout referred to above and also includes a Wills section where transcriptions are gratefully received. This data can be viewed here. To see all the entries for St. Teath in any OPC database just key in Teath, St.
GENUKI is a genealogical site with more information on St Teath Parish which has links to FreeCEN, which is what it says it is, a free census index.
Catherine Lorigan's Book, Connections - Aspects of the History of North Cornwall has information about the Wills of St Teath Parish and Migration from Cornwall - Martyn and Yeo families
Photographic copies of many Cornish Parish Registers of births, marriages and baptisms, including marriages in St Teath from 1899 to 1994 can be found here.Top