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Guide to South Hill, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Parish History

General overview SOUTH-HILL (St. Sampson), aparish, in the unionof Liskeard, Middle division of the hundred of East,E. division of Cornwall, 3 miles (N. W.) from Callington. The church is an ancient structure with lancet windows.There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

Samuel A. Lewis,  A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 149-152.

URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51289 Date accessed: 03 April 2013.


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 FreeBMD.

Church records

South Hill, Cornwall parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free[1]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4]
FREG = FreeREG - free[5]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[6]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[7]
South Hill, Cornwall Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1852-1911
1566-1910
1800-1900
FMP 1676-1837 1566-1837 1813-1837
FREG
1566-1837

FS PRs 1852-1901 1566-1837, 1866-1901
IGI 1676-1772


Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 210

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 241258.

Probate records


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.

Maps and Gazetteers

There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain

Web sites 

References

  1. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 2 December 2013.
  2. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  3. 'Cornwall Marriages', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  4. 'Cornwall Burials', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  5. 'Cornwall Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  6. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.
  7. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 22 November 2013.

 

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