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Penzance St John The Baptist
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Penwith
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Penzance PLU
Registration District Penzance
Records begin
Parish registers: 1881
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Penwith
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Location of Archive
Cornwall Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Penzance St John the Baptist was created in 1882 from Penzance St Mary.

Resources

Civil Registration

Births, 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 Free BMD.

Church records

Penzance St John The Baptist parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free[1]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[2]
Penzance St John The Baptist Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1881-1912


FMP 1881-1883

Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 181

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish.

Websites

Penzance St John the Baptist in GENUKI

References

  1. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 3 December 2013.
  2. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 22 November 2013.

 

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