Truro St Mary, Cornwall

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Revision as of 21:46, 27 August 2014

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Guide to Truro St Mary, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Truro St Mary, Cornwall
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Powder
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Truro PLU
Registration District Truro
Records begin
Parish registers: 1597
Bishop's Transcripts: 1609
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Powder
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

TRURO (St. Mary), a borough, port, market-town, and parish, and the head of a union, locally in the W. division of the hundred of Powder, W. division of Cornwall, 43 miles (S. W. by W.) from Launceston, and 250 (W. by S.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, Bryanites, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Methodists of the Old and New Connexion.[1]

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

Truro St Mary, Cornwall parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
CPRI = Cornwall Parish Register Index - free[4]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[5][6][7]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[8]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[9]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[10]
Truro St Mary, Cornwall Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1597-1839

COPC 1607-1913
1765-1802, 1813-1913
1597-1717, 1722-1901
CPRI 1607-1751, 1833-1835
1813-1819, 1837-1901

FMP 1597-1875 1598-1837 1700-1837
FS PRs 1597-1901 1597-1906 1597-1901, 1940-1948
IGI 1597-1875 1597-1839
PALL
1790-1812; 1790-1802 (banns)

Truro St Clements parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Truro St Clements Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
CPRI 1821-1901
1538-1901

Truro St George parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Truro St George Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1847-1903
1871-1907

CPRI 1847-1903
1856-1901

FMP 1847-1850
FS PRs 1847-1903 1847-1873, 1899-1907; 1886-1907 (banns)

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

Truro St John Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC
1865-1913

FMP 1852-1853

Truro St Paul parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Truro St Paul Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1866-1913
1865-1902

CPRI 1865-1904
1865-1893

FMP 1865-1866
FS PRs 1865-1906 1940-1944, 1968

Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference:P 236

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 241270.

Poor Law Unions

Truro Poor Law Union

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

Websites

Truro St Mary in GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 395-398. Date accessed: 23 March 2013.
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  3. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 2 December 2013.
  4. 'Database Coverage,' Cornwall Parish Register Index, accessed 1 February 2014.
  5. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 22 November 2013.
  6. 'Cornwall Marriages', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  7. 'Cornwall Burials', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  8. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.
  9. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 November 2013.
  10. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.