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Guide to Mount Hawke, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Mount Hawke, Cornwall|
Mount Hawke Church Cornwall.
|Poor Law Union||Truro PLU|
|Registration District||Redruth; Truro|
|Parish registers: 1847|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall|
|Location of Archive|
|Cornwall Record Office|
AGNES (ST.), a market-town and parish, in the union of Truro, W. division of the hundred of Pyder, and of Cornwall, 8½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Truro, and 263 (W.) from London. A church district named Mount Hawke was formed in 1846,out of the parishes of St. Agnes and Illogan. There are places of worship for Bryanites, Independents, and Wesleyans. 
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
The parish church is on the south edge of the village and is dedicated to St John the Baptist. It is built of local stone with Bath stone dressings in the Perpendicular style and was consecrated in 1878
Mount Hawke also has an active Methodist chapel and there were formerly Wesleyan chapels at Mawla, Mount Hawke, and Skinner's Bottom.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Mount Hawke, Cornwall parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free|
|FMP = FindMyPast - (£)|
|Mount Hawke, Cornwall Parish Online Records|
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to
Cornwall Record Office reference: P 159
Cornwall Online Parish Clerks
An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/l_m/mount_hawke.php
The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Mount Hawke .
Non Conformist Churches
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241271.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cornwall Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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