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Guide to '''Helston, Cornwall family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Helston, Cornwall ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Parish History  ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Cornwall
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| Hundred = Kerrier
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Helston/ Helston]
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| Registration District = Helston
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| PRbegin = 1598
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| BTbegin = 1608
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Exeter
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Kerrier
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =  
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| Archive = [[Cornwall Record Office]]
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HELSTON, or Helleston (St. Michael), a '''borough '''and '''market-town''', and the head of a union, in the parish of Wendron, possessing separate jurisdiction, but locally in the hundred of Kerrier, W. division of Cornwall, 17 miles from Truro, and 279 (W. S. W.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51023#s11 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 470-474. Date accessed: 13 March 2013.</ref>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
== Resources  ==
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HELSTON, or Helleston (St. Michael), a '''borough '''and '''market-town''', and the head of a union, in the parish of Wendron, possessing separate jurisdiction, but locally in the hundred of Kerrier, W. division of Cornwall, 17 miles from Truro, and 279 (W. S. W.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51023#s11 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 470-474. Date accessed: 13 March 2013.</ref>
  
=== Civil Registration  ===
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=== Resources  ===
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==== 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.  
 
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  ===
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==== Church records  ====
  
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''COPC''' = [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free]<ref>[http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/coverage/coverage-by-parish/ 'Coverage by Parish,'] ''Cornwall Online Parish Clerks,'' accessed 2 December 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''COPC''' = [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free]<ref>[http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/coverage/coverage-by-parish/ 'Coverage by Parish,'] ''Cornwall Online Parish Clerks,'' accessed 2 December 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''CPRI''' = [http://www.cornwalleng.com/index.html Cornwall Parish Register Index - free]<ref>[http://www.cornwalleng.com/database_coverage.php 'Database Coverage,'] ''Cornwall Parish Register Index,'' accessed 1 February 2014.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''CPRI''' = [http://www.cornwalleng.com/index.html Cornwall Parish Register Index - free]<ref>[http://www.cornwalleng.com/database_coverage.php 'Database Coverage,'] ''Cornwall Parish Register Index,'' accessed 1 February 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/births?tab=1 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/baptisms#cornwall_baptisms 'Cornwall Baptisms'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 22 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#cornwall_marriages 'Cornwall Marriages'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 25 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/other-burials#cornwall_burials 'Cornwall Burials'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 25 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ findmypast - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015003/https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015003/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/baptisms#cornwall_baptisms 'Cornwall Baptisms'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 22 November 2013.</ref><ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140324190856/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#cornwall_marriages 'Cornwall Marriages'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 25 November 2013.</ref><ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015326/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/other-burials#cornwall_burials 'Cornwall Burials'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 25 November 2013.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/cnw.htm Cornwall Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 18 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/cnw.htm 'Cornwall Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 18 November 2013.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = {{RecordSearch|1769414|England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1769414|'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010'}}, ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 26 November 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = {{RecordSearch|1769414|England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1769414|'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010'}}, ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 26 November 2013.</ref>
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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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Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts. Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
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Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to [[Cornwall Record Office]] reference:P 84
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==== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference:P 84
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The [http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/h_k/helston.php Helston] section of the OPC website contains many records.
  
=== Census records  ===
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==== Census records  ====
  
a. {{British Census|241261}}  
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{{British Census|241261}}  
  
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
 
[[Helston Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Helston Poor Law Union]]  
  
=== Probate records  ===
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==== 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 jurisdiction. 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 jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.  
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Helston in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/Cornwall/Helston/index.html GENUKI]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 02:40, 19 January 2016

England Gotoarrow.png Cornwall Gotoarrow.png Cornwall Parishes

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

Helston, Cornwall
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kerrier
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Helston
Registration District Helston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1598
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Kerrier
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

HELSTON, or Helleston (St. Michael), a borough and market-town, and the head of a union, in the parish of Wendron, possessing separate jurisdiction, but locally in the hundred of Kerrier, W. division of Cornwall, 17 miles from Truro, and 279 (W. S. W.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists. [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

Helston, Cornwall Genealogy 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]
FREG = FreeREG - free[8]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[9]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[10]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[11]
Helston, Cornwall Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1599-1812

COPC 1598-1911
1572-1911
1598-1911
CPRI

1882-1893
FMP 1599-1837 1599-1837 1696-1837
FREG 1813-1815
1599-1812, 1896-1907

FS PRs 1792-1904 1754-1907 1792-1900
IGI 1599-1837 1599-1853
PALL
1800-1812

Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts. Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference:P 84

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Helston section of the OPC website contains many records.

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 241261.


Poor Law Unions

Helston 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

Helston in GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 470-474. Date accessed: 13 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. 'Cornwall Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  9. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.
  10. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 22 November 2013.
  11. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.

 

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