Landrake, Cornwall Genealogy

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LANDRAKE (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of St. Germans, S. division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Saltash. There is a chapel of ease at St. Erney.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51090#s12 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 17-20. Date accessed: 18 March 2013</ref>
  
 
Landrake&nbsp;(Cornish: Lannergh) St Michael Landrake with St Erney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. <br>Other places in the parish include: Brightor and St Erney. <br>  
 
Landrake&nbsp;(Cornish: Lannergh) St Michael Landrake with St Erney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. <br>Other places in the parish include: Brightor and St Erney. <br>  
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Parish History

LANDRAKE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of St. Germans, S. division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Saltash. There is a chapel of ease at St. Erney.[1]

Landrake (Cornish: Lannergh) St Michael Landrake with St Erney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.
Other places in the parish include: Brightor and St Erney.

Landrake Church is dedicated to St Michael. It stands on a hill and the tower is 100 ft high. Parts of the building are Norman but the majority is of the 15th century. There is a brass to Edward Cowrtney, 1509

The parish is part of Landrake with St Erney and Botus Fleming group in the Diocese of Truro.

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 Free BMD.

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.

Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 106

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish of landrake with St Erney http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/l_m/landrake.php

Census records

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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 241259.



Cornwall Online Census Project

Poor Law Unions

St Germans 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:

Web sites

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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 17-20. Date accessed: 18 March 2013