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Cornelly, Cornwall

Historical Description

Cornelly, a parish in Cornwall, 1½ mile WNW of Tregony, and 2½ miles SSW of Grampound Road station on the G.W.R. Post town, Tregony, under Grampound; telegraph office, Grampound Road. Acreage, 1368; population. 84. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Truro; value, £3y. Patron, the Vicar of Probus. The church is good.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCornwall 
Ecclesiastical parishCornelly St. Cornelius 
Poor Law unionTruro 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Marriages at Cornelly 1679 - 1812 from Phillimore Parish Registers - Marriages series.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Cornelly 1679-1812, Cornwall is available to browse online.


Church of England

St Cornelly or St Cornelius (parish church)

The church of St. Cornelius is a building of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave of two bays, north aisle, south porch and a low embattled western tower, containing one bell: the chancel was rebuilt in October, 1886, and the remainder of the church, including the tower, was thoroughly restored in 1900, at a cost of over £700.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cornelly from the following:


Online maps of Cornelly are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cornwall papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

We have a copy of The Visitations of Cornwall, by Lieut.-Col. J.L. Vivian online.