St Pol de Leon Resources

Paul Church

Here is our library of research information

For enquiries concerning genealogy and the roll of honour please email

War Memorials - Detailed information on those named on local war memorials.

The Life of Captain Stephen Hutchens - Research has been carried out on the story of the life of this seafarer.

Captain Andrew Elton - Find out more about this Privateer Commander.


The Three Johns - Three brave Mousehole fishermen who perished on a missionary expedition to South America, that led to the formation of the South America Missionary Society.

There are four cemeteries in the village of Paul and these three papers contain the details on the
headstones of three of them.

Paul Churchyard

Paul New (Church Hall) Churchyard

The Cholera Field

The fourth is Penwith District cemetery on the road from Paul to Sheffield and details of who is buried there can be either found in the booklet "Monumental Inscriptions of Cornwall- Paul Sheffield road Cemetery" which is a Cornwall Family History Society Publication (www. or by contacting the Cemeteries Office at Cornwall County Council, Truro. (01872) 324926.


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