Altarnon, Cornwall Family History Guide

Altarnon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Alternative names: Alternon, Alternun

Other places in the parish include: Bowithwick.


Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1610
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Parishes adjacent to Altarnon

  • Laneast
  • Bolventor
  • St Cleer
  • St Clether
  • North Hill
  • Trewen
  • St Breward
  • Davidstow
  • Lewannick

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alternon, 6 m. S.W. Launceston. P. 1334

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


  • County: Cornwall
  • Civil Registration District: Launceston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Trigg Major
  • Poor Law Union: Launceston
  • Hundred: Lesnewth
  • Province: Canterbury

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