Bryher, Cornwall Genealogy

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[[England|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall|Cornwall]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall Parishes]] ''<br>''  
 
[[England|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall|Cornwall]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall Parishes]] ''<br>''  
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<span style="font-style: italic" />The Scilly Islands are comprised of Bryher, St. Agnes, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Tresco.&nbsp;<span style="font-style: italic" />
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
BREHAR, or Bryther, one of the '''Scilly island'''; in the NW of the group, 21/2 miles NW of Hugh-Town. It is two miles long, rugged, wild, and high; and inhabited chiefly by firemen.<ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson's [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=3364&amp;st=bryher ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref> <br> General overview  
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BREHAR, or Bryther, one of the '''Scilly island[s]'''; in the NW of the group, 21/2 miles NW of Hugh-Town. It is two miles long, rugged, wild, and high; and inhabited chiefly by firemen.<ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson's [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=3364&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;st=bryher ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref> <br> General overview  
  
 
== Neighboring Parishes  ==
 
== Neighboring Parishes  ==
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=== Civil Registration  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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 [http://www.freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
 
=== Church records  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
  
Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
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Records for the Scilly Islands cover 1726-1960, these registers are kept at the County Record Office, County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY.  
  
=== Census records  ===
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The Family History Library has microfilmed parish registers from 1726-1960. Microfilm numbers can be found at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/45944 FamilySearch].
  
a. {{British Census|241275}}<br>
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Images of parish registers are available online at [https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11594-4226-12?cc=1769414&wc=MMVH-K9G:n789193206#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMMVH-NKW%3An1158032018%3Fcc%3D1769414 FamilySearch] under Records. Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: 206.
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=== Census records  ===
  
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{{British Census|241275}}
  
 
=== Probate records  ===
 
=== Probate records  ===
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [county] Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary juisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish  
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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 juisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
 
There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
  
*1851 Jurisdiction Maps  
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*[[England Jurisdictions 1851|1851 Jurisdiction Maps]]
*Vision of Britain
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/ Vision of Britain]
  
 
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== Web sites  ==
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Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above. {{Cornwall-England-stub}}  
  
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The Scilly Islands are comprised of Bryher, St. Agnes, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Tresco. 

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Parish History

BREHAR, or Bryther, one of the Scilly island[s]; in the NW of the group, 21/2 miles NW of Hugh-Town. It is two miles long, rugged, wild, and high; and inhabited chiefly by firemen.[1]
General overview

Neighboring Parishes

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

Records for the Scilly Islands cover 1726-1960, these registers are kept at the County Record Office, County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY.

The Family History Library has microfilmed parish registers from 1726-1960. Microfilm numbers can be found at FamilySearch.

Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch under Records. Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: 206.

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 241275.


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 juisdiction. 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:

Web sites

Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.

References

  1. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales