Isles of Scilly, Cornwall Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
General overview
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General overview  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 FreeBMD.  
  
 
=== Church records  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
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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 Catalog showing film numbers in their collection.  
 
Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Catalog showing film numbers in their collection.  
  
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 206<br>
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Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 206<br>  
  
 
=== Census records  ===
 
=== Census records  ===
  
{{British Census|241275}}
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{{British Census|241275}}  
  
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
[[Penzance Poor Law Union]]
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[[Penzance Poor Law Union]]  
  
 
=== 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 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 [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.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:
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There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
  
*1851 Jurisdiction Maps
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*1851 Jurisdiction Maps  
 
*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
 
== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.
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Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.  
  
 
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Contents

Parish History

General overview

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

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

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


Poor Law Unions

Penzance Poor Law Union

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain

Web sites

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