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Guide to Plymouth St Catherine, Devon family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Plymouth St Catherine, Devon
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Plymouth Borough
County Devon
Poor Law Union Plymouth Incorporation PLU
Registration District Plymouth; Plympton St Mary
Records begin
Parish registers: 1897
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Plympton
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes
Location of Archive
Devon Record Office

Contents

Parish History

PLYMOUTH ST. CATHERINE was originally a chapel of ease to the Ancient Parish Church of Saint Andrew and was a plain building of stone and granite in the Basilican style. It was opened in October 1823.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Plymouth St Catherine, Devon parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

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Plymouth St Catherine, Devon Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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Census records

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 241332.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Devon Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. The Encyclopaedia of Plymouth History Date accessed: 30 July 2013.
  2. 'Devon Parish Marriages,' FindMyPast, accessed 8 January 2014.

 

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