Place:St. Pinnock, Cornwall, England

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NameSt. Pinnock
TypeCivil parish, Hamlet
Coordinates50.442°N 4.534°W
Located inCornwall, England
See alsoWest Hundred, Cornwall, Englandhundred in which it was located
Liskeard Rural, Cornwall, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


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St. Pinnock (Cornish: Sen Pynnek) is a hamlet and civil parish in south-east Cornwall, England. The population of the parish in the 2001 census was 621.

To the north, the parish is bordered by St. Cleer and St. Neot parishes, to the east by Liskeard (rural) parish (now Dobwalls and Trewidland parish), to the south by Lanreath and Duloe parishes and to the west by Broadoak parish.

St. Pinnock hamlet is just over a mile (2 km) south of Dobwalls and 3 miles (5 km) south-west of Liskeard. Other settlements in the parish include East Taphouse, and Penfrane.

St. Pinnock was part of the Liskeard Rural District from 1894 until 1974.

Research Tips

One of the many maps available on A Vision of Britain through Time is one from the Ordnance Survey Series of 1900 illustrating the parish boundaries of Cornwall at the turn of the 20th century. This map blows up to show all the parishes and many of the small villages and hamlets.

The following websites have pages explaining their provisions in WeRelate's Repository Section. Some provide free online databases.

  • GENUKI makes a great many suggestions as to other websites with worthwhile information about Cornwall as well as providing 19th century descriptions of each of the ecclesiastical parishes.
  • FamilySearch Wiki provides a similar information service to GENUKI which may be more up-to-date.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time has
  1. organization charts of the hierarchies of parishes within hundreds, registration districts and rural and urban districts of the 20th century
  2. excerpts from a gazetteer of circa 1870 outlining individual towns and parishes
  3. reviews of population through the time period 1800-1960
  • More local sources can often be found by referring to "What Links Here" in the column on the left.
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