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The parish of St Pinnock is situated in the Deanery and Hundred of West. It is bounded on the north by St Neot and Liskeard, on the east by Liskeard and Duloe, on the south by Lanreath, and on the west by Bradock (Broad Oak). There is a reference to a St Pynnock in 1395 but not much else is known of this saint who gave his name to this parish west of Liskeard.

The small village of St Pinnock is south of the A38 between Liskeard and Lostwithiel. The villages are the Churchtown, East Taphouse, and Penfrane or Penvrane.



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:

Church History

Church Records

Civil Registration

The parish of St Pinnock has always been in the Liskeard Registration District. There were sub-districts at Callington, Lerrin, Liskeard and Looe, but these closed in the 1930s. Parishes within the district are: Boconnoc, Broadoak, Callington, Calstock (1837-60), Duloe, East Looe, Lanreath, Lansallos, Lanteglos, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Liskeard Borough, Menheniot, Morval, Pelynt, St. Cleer, St. Dominick, St. Ive, St. Keyne, St. Martin's, St. Neot, St. Pinnock, St. Veep, Southill, Talland and West Looe. The Superintendant Registrar can be contacted at: Graylands, Dean Street, Liskeard, PL14 4AH. Tel: 01579 343442.

Description & Travel


OPC Assistance. The On-line Parish Clerk (OPC) scheme operates a service to help family historians; the OPC page for this parish is available on-line, from where the OPC can be contacted by email.

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 St Pinnock ecclesiastical parish:


Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

St Pinnock parish was part of the Liskeard Union for Poor Law administration and parish relief.


  • Population in 1801 - 302 persons
  • Population in 1811 - 316 persons
  • Population in 1821 - 431 persons
  • Population in 1831 - 425 persons
  • Population in 1841 - 421 persons
  • Population in 1851 - 627 persons
  • Population in 1861 - 571 persons
  • Population in 1871 - 577 persons
  • Population in 1881 - 500 persons
  • Population in 1891 - 433 persons
  • Population in 1901 - 421 persons
  • Population in 1911 - 376 persons
  • Population in 1921 - 374 persons
  • Population in 1931 - 337 persons
  • Population in 1951 - 339 persons
  • Population in 1961 - 342 persons
  • Population in 1971 - 000 persons
  • Population in 1981 - 410 persons
  • Population in 1991 - 455 persons
  • Population in 2001 - 621 persons
  • Population in 2011 - 673 persons


The parish comprises 3486 acres of land and 2 acres of water.

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