Herodsfoot, Cornwall Genealogy

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=== Parish History  ===
=== Parish History  ===
HERODSFOOT, a '''chapelry''' in [[Duloe, Cornwall|Duloe parish]], Cornwall; near West Looe. <ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson's [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=24487&amp;amp;amp;amp;st=herodsfoot ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref><br> {{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
HERODSFOOT, a '''chapelry''' in [[Duloe, Cornwall|Duloe parish]], Cornwall; near West Looe. <ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=24487&amp;amp;amp;amp;st=herodsfoot ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref><br> {{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
== Resources  ==
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 04:28, 29 April 2014

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

Herodsfoot, Cornwall
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Liskeard
Registration District Liskeard
Records begin
Parish registers: 1851
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery West
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Location of Archive
Cornwall Record Office


Parish History

HERODSFOOT, a chapelry in Duloe parish, Cornwall; near West Looe. [1]


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

Herodsfoot, Cornwall Genealogy chapelry registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free[2]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[5]
Herodsfoot, Cornwall Genealogy Chapelry Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1850-1913
FMP 1850-1864
FS PRs 1851-1906 1850-2003

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P85

Non Conformist Churches

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 241274.

Poor Law Unions

Liskeard 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

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


Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.


  1. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
  2. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 2 December 2013.
  3. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 22 November 2013.
  4. 'Cornwall Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  5. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.