Budock Cornwall Family History Guide

Budock is a chapelry of St Gluvias Ancient Parish in Cornwall. 

Other places in the parish include: Treverva. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1652
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Constantine
  • Penwerris
  • Falmouth
  • Mabe
  • Mawnan
  • St Gluvias

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUDOCK, a parish in Falmouth district, Cornwall. It adjoins Falmouth on the SW, extends thence to Falmouth bay, includes Pendennis Castle, and has ready communication with Falmouth r. station; and its Post Town is Falmouth. Acres, 4,214; of which 295 are water. Real property, £10,671. Pop., 2,251. Houses, 411. The property is divided among a few. Granite abounds; and copper ore is worked. A college was founded, in 1270, at Glasenay, by Bishop Bronescombe. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of St. Gluvias, in the diocese of Exeter. The church contains monuments of the Killigrews; and is good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £10. A fair is held on 12 Aug.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Cornwall
Civil Registration District: Falmouth
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiars of the Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Exeter
Rural Deanery: Pre-1848 – None, Post-1847 – Kerrier
Poor Law Union: Falmouth
Hundred: Kerrier
Province: Canterbury