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The parish of Landulph (Cornish: Lanndhelek) is situated in the Deanery and Hundred of East. It is bounded on the north, east and south by the River Tamar which separates it from the parishes of Bere Ferrers and Tamerton Foliot in Devon, and from the parish of St Stephen-by-Saltash, and on the west by Botus Fleming and Pillaton.

Landulph is a parish and village on the Devon border a few miles north of Plymouth. The origin of name come from 'church site of Dylph', one of the original saints to whom the church is dedicated.

The village of Cargreen, the only village in the parish, is pleasantly situated on the banks of the Tamar.


The Cornwall Family History Society have published Monumental Inscriptions for the Parish Church - 776 entries.

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Census information for this parish (1841 - 1901) is held in the Cornwall Record Office. The Cornwall Family History Society offers a census search service for its members. The Cornwall Family History Society have also published on-line census detail by surname on the FamilyHistoryonLine site.

Specific census information for this parish is available as follows:

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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

The parish of Landulph is in the St Germans Registration District, and has been since 1st July 1837; there were sub-districts at Antony, St Germans and Saltash but they have now been abolished. Parishes within the district were: Antony, Botusfleming, Landrake, Landulph, Maker, Millbrook, Pillaton, Quethiock, Rame, St. Erney, St. Germans, St. John's, St. Mellion, St. Stephen's, Saltash, Sheviock, Torpoint.

The Superintendant Registrar of St Germans can be contacted at: Ploughastel Drive, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6DL. Tel: 01752 842624.

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Description & Travel

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OPC Assistance.

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Historical Geography

The Domesday Settlements of Cornwall, a study undertaken by the Cornwall Branch of the Historical Association, has identified and located settlements listed in the Exeter and Exchequer Domesday Survey of AD 1086. The following places have been identified in Landulph ecclesiastical parish:

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Land & Property

Transcription Of An Auctioneer's Catalogue For Various Properties On Landulph And St Dominic Offered For Sale In 1831.

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Names Personal

A list of surnames in Landulph being researched by others, and researchers' contact points, is available.

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Apprenticeship Indentures for Landulph (1698 - 1822) can be found in the Cornwall Record Office.

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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  • Population in 1801 - 529 persons
  • Population in 1811 - 590 persons
  • Population in 1821 - 579 persons
  • Population in 1831 - 570 persons
  • Population in 1841 - 550 persons
  • Population in 1851 - 524 persons
  • Population in 1861 - 547 persons
  • Population in 1871 - 513 persons
  • Population in 1881 - 505 persons
  • Population in 1891 - 441 persons
  • Population in 1901 - 484 persons
  • Population in 1911 - 478 persons
  • Population in 1921 - 447 persons
  • Population in 1931 - 390 persons
  • Population in 1951 - 389 persons
  • Population in 1961 - 388 persons
  • Population in 1971 - 369 persons
  • Population in 1981 - 420 persons
  • Population in 1991 - 450 persons
  • Population in 2001 - 485 persons
  • Population in 2011 - 527 persons

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Probate Records

Information about Wills of Landulph inhabitants is available on-line, courtesy of the OPC.

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Religion & Religious Life

In the May of 1641 it was agreed and ordered that every Member of the House of Commons and House of Lords should make a protestation (declaration of loyalty) to the crown. The Protestation was printed and then distributed by the Members to their counties. The Protestation was to be made by everyone and the Rectors, Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor, had to appear before the Justices of the Peace in their Hundred to make their protestation and, on returning to their parishes, any two of them were to witness the taking of the Protestation Oath by all males over the age of 18 years. All names were listed and anyone who refused was to be noted.

The Protestation Returns of 1641/2 for Landulph are available on-line, courtesy of the OPC.

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The parish comprises 2115 acres of land, one acre of water, 217 acres tidal water and 293 acres of foreshore.

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Voting Registers

Voter Lists for Landulph are available on-line, courtesy of the OPC, as follows:

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