Category: Cornwall

Cornwall Family History Guide

Cornwall is the South-Western extremity of England, and is bounded by the Sea on all sides, except the East, where it joins Devonshire. It is 90 miles long and from 25 to 7 miles broad. It is divided into nine hundreds: East, Keriar, Lesnewth, Penwith, Powder, Pyder, Stratton, Trigg and West. Rivers: the Tamar, the Cober, the Fall and the Camel. Its principal Towns are Launceston and Falmouth. The county contains 1327 square miles, or 849,280 acres. Cornwall is in the Province of Canterbury, and in the Diocese of Exeter. Population, 341,279.

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

Parishes in Cornwall

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C

  • Callington, Cornwall
  • Calstock, Cornwall
  • Camborne, Cornwall
  • Cardynham, Cornwall
  • Carnmenellis, Cornwall
  • Chacewater, Cornwall
  • Charlestown, Cornwall
  • Colan, Cornwall
  • Constantine, Cornwall
  • Cornelly, Cornwall
  • Crantock, Cornwall
  • Creed, Cornwall
  • Crowan, Cornwall
  • Cubert, Cornwall
  • Cury with Gunwalloe, Cornwall

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F

G

H

  • Halsetown, Cornwall
  • Helland, Cornwall
  • Helston, Cornwall
  • Herodsfoot, Cornwall
  • Hessenford, Cornwall

I

  • Illogan, Cornwall

J

  • Jacobstow, Cornwall

K

L

  • Ladock, Cornwall
  • Lamorran, Cornwall
  • Landewednack, Cornwall
  • Landrake with St Erney, Cornwall
  • Landulph, Cornwall
  • Laneast, Cornwall
  • Lanhydrock, Cornwall
  • Lanivet, Cornwall
  • Lanlivery, Cornwall
  • Lannarth, Cornwall
  • Lanreath, Cornwall
  • Lansallos, Cornwall
  • Lanteglos by Camelford, Cornwall
  • Lanteglos by Fowey, Cornwall
  • Launcells, Cornwall
  • Launceston St Mary Magdalene, Cornwall
  • Launceston St Thomas, Cornwall
  • Lawhitton, Cornwall
  • Lelant, Cornwall
  • Lesnewth, Cornwall
  • Lewannick, Cornwall
  • Lezant, Cornwall
  • Linkinhorne, Cornwall
  • Liskeard, Cornwall
  • Lostwithiel, Cornwall
  • Ludgvan, Cornwall
  • Luxulyan, Cornwall

M

  • Mabe, Cornwall
  • Madron, Cornwall
  • Maker, Cornwall
  • Manaccan, Cornwall
  • Marazion, Cornwall
  • Marhamchurch, Cornwall
  • Mawgan in Pyder, Cornwall
  • Mawnan, Cornwall
  • Menheniot, Cornwall
  • Merther, Cornwall
  • Mevagissey, Cornwall
  • Michaelstow, Cornwall
  • Millbrook, Cornwall
  • Minster, Cornwall
  • Mithian, Cornwall
  • Morvah, Cornwall
  • Morval, Cornwall
  • Morwenstow, Cornwall
  • Mount Hawke, Cornwall
  • Mullion, Cornwall
  • Mylor, Cornwall

N

  • Newlyn East, Cornwall
  • Newlyn St Peter, Cornwall
  • Newquay, Cornwall
  • North Hill, Cornwall
  • North Tamerton, Cornwall

O

  • Otterham, Cornwall

P

  • Padstow, Cornwall
  • Par, Cornwall
  • Paul, Cornwall
  • Pelynt, Cornwall
  • Pendeen, Cornwall
  • Penponds, Cornwall
  • Penwerris, Cornwall
  • Penzance St Mary, Cornwall
  • Perran-ar-worthal, Cornwall
  • Perranuthnoe, Cornwall
  • Perranzabuloe, Cornwall
  • Phillack, Cornwall
  • Philleigh, Cornwall
  • Pillaton, Cornwall
  • Porthleven, Cornwall
  • Poughill, Cornwall
  • Poundstock, Cornwall
  • Probus, Cornwall

Q

  • Quethiock, Cornwall

R

  • Rame, Cornwall
  • Redruth, Cornwall
  • Roche, Cornwall
  • Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall
  • Ruan Major, Cornwall
  • Ruan Minor, Cornwall

S

  • Saltash, Cornwall
  • Sancreed, Cornwall
  • Scilly Islands, Cornwall
  • Sennen, Cornwall
  • Sheviock, Cornwall
  • Sithney, Cornwall
  • South Hill, Cornwall
  • South Petherwin, Cornwall
  • St Agnes, Cornwall
  • St Allen, Cornwall
  • St Anthony in Meneage, Cornwall
  • St Anthony in Roseland, Cornwall
  • St Austell, Cornwall
  • St Blazey, Cornwall
  • St Breoke, Cornwall
  • St Breward, Cornwall
  • St Buryan, Cornwall
  • St Cleer, Cornwall
  • St Clement, Cornwall
  • St Clether, Cornwall
  • St Columb Major, Cornwall
  • St Columb Minor, Cornwall
  • St Cuby, Cornwall
  • St Day, Cornwall
  • St Dennis, Cornwall
  • St Dominic, Cornwall
  • St Endellion, Cornwall
  • St Enoder, Cornwall
  • St Erme, Cornwall
  • St Erth, Cornwall
  • St Ervan, Cornwall
  • St Eval, Cornwall
  • St Gennys, Cornwall
  • St Germans, Cornwall
  • St Gerrans, Cornwall
  • St Gluvias, Cornwall
  • St Hilary, Cornwall
  • St Issey, Cornwall
  • St Ive, Cornwall
  • St Ives, Cornwall
  • St John, Cornwall
  • St Juliot, Cornwall
  • St Just in Penwith, Cornwall
  • St Just in Roseland, Cornwall
  • St Keverne, Cornwall
  • St Kew, Cornwall
  • St Keyne, Cornwall
  • St Levan, Cornwall
  • St Mabyn, Cornwall
  • St Martin by Looe, Cornwall
  • St Mawgan with St Martin in Meneage, Cornwall
  • St Mellion, Cornwall
  • St Merryn, Cornwall
  • St Mewan, Cornwall
  • St Michael Carhays, Cornwall
  • St Michael Penkevil, Cornwall
  • St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall
  • St Minver, Cornwall
  • St Neot, Cornwall
  • St Petroc Minor, Cornwall
  • St Pinnock, Cornwall
  • St Sampson, Cornwall
  • St Stephen in Brannel, Cornwall
  • St Stephens by Launceston, Cornwall
  • St Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall
  • St Stithians, Cornwall
  • St Teath, Cornwall
  • St Tudy, Cornwall
  • St Veep, Cornwall
  • St Wenn, Cornwall
  • St Winnow, Cornwall
  • Stoke Climsland, Cornwall
  • Stratton, Cornwall

T

  • Talland, Cornwall
  • Temple, Cornwall
  • Tideford, Cornwall
  • Tintagel, Cornwall
  • Torpoint, Cornwall
  • Towednack, Cornwall
  • Tregony, Cornwall
  • Treleigh, Cornwall
  • Tremaine, Cornwall
  • Treneglos, Cornwall
  • Treslothan, Cornwall
  • Tresmere, Cornwall
  • Trevalga, Cornwall
  • Treverbyn, Cornwall
  • Trewen, Cornwall
  • Truro St Mary, Cornwall
  • Tuckingmill, Cornwall
  • Tywardreath, Cornwall

V

  • Veryan, Cornwall

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Germoe Cornwall Family History Guide

Germoe is a chapelry of Breage Ancient Parish in Cornwall.  Other places in the parish include: Balwest.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1679 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610 Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist....

Godolphin Cornwall Family History Guide

Godolphin is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1846 from Breage Ancient Parish.  Alternative names: Breage St John the Baptist, Godolphin Cross Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1846 Bishop’s Transcripts: None Nonconformists...

Gorran Cornwall Family History Guide

Gorran is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Alternative names: St Goran, St Gorran Other places in the parish include: Menegwins, Trevarrick, Treninick, Trevear, High Lanes, and Gorran Haven.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers:...

Grade Cornwall Family History Guide

Grade is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1700 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597 Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist Association Adjacent Parishes Mullion Landewednack St Keverne Ruan Minor Ruan Major Historical Descriptions...

Gulval Cornwall Family History Guide

Gulval is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Alternative names: Lanesly Other places in the parish include: Carfury and Gear.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1598 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608 Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist,...

Gwennap Cornwall Family History Guide

Gwennap is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Alternative names: Gwennap with St Day Other places in the parish include: Crofthandy, Frogpool, and Carharrack.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1658 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610 Nonconformists...

Gwinear Cornwall Family History Guide

Gwinear is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Other places in the parish include: Relistian, Tregortha, Roseworthy, Revala, Wall, Fraddam, Drannock, Cathebedron, and Camhell Green.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1560 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607...

Gwithian Cornwall Family History Guide

Gwithian is a chapelry of Phillack Ancient Parish in Cornwall.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1560 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597 Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association. Adjacent Parishes Phillack Gwinear Penponds Historical Descriptions The Imperial...

Falmouth Cornwall Family History Guide

Falmouth is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Cornwall, created in 1664 from Budock chapelry in St Gluvias Ancient Parish.  Alternative names: Penny-come-quick, Smithwick Other places in the parish include: Falmouth Borough.  Parish church: Parish...

Feock Cornwall Family History Guide

Feock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. Alternative names: St Feock Other places in the parish include: Devoran, Penpoll, Townsend, and Carnon Downs. Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1671...

Flushing Cornwall Family History Guide

Flushing is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1844 from Mylor Ancient Parish. Alternative names: Mylor St Peter Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: None Bishop’s Transcripts: None Nonconformists...

Forrabury Cornwall Family History Guide

Forrabury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Alternative names: Fotherbury Other places in the parish include: Boscastle and Trevored.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1710 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611 Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist,...

Fowey Cornwall Family History Guide

Fowey is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Cornwall.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1543 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609 Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist....

Egloshayle Cornwall Family History Guide

Egloshayle is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.  Other places in the parish include: Burlorne, Burlawn, Washaway, and Wadebridge.  Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1600 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608 Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational,...

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