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[[England Genealogy|England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cornwall Genealogy|Cornwall]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cornwall Parishes]]  
  
Guide to '''Lezant, Cornwall family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Lezant, Cornwall ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
[[Image:Lezant Church -.jpg|thumb|right|Lezant Church -.jpg]]  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Lezant Church -.jpg
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| caption = Lezant Church
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Cornwall
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| Hundred = East
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| Poor Law Union = Launceston
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| Registration District = Launceston
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| PRbegin = 1539
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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 = East
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Peculiar of the Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)
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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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== Parish History  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
  
LEZANT (St. Breock), a '''parish''', in the union of Launceston, N. division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 4½ miles (S. by E.) from Launceston. Here is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51106#s12 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 78-85. Date accessed: 06 March 2013.</ref>  
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LEZANT (St. Breock), a '''parish''', in the union of Launceston, N. division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 4½ miles (S. by E.) from Launceston. Here is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51106#s12 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 78-85. Date accessed: 06 March 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Lezant&nbsp; (Cornish: Lannsans) St Briochus is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.Other places in the parish include: Rezare, Trebollet, Trebullett, Trekenna, Trewarlet, and Trewarlett  
 
Lezant&nbsp; (Cornish: Lannsans) St Briochus is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.Other places in the parish include: Rezare, Trebollet, Trebullett, Trekenna, Trewarlet, and Trewarlett  
  
Lezant parish church is dedicated to St Michael and was considerably restored in 1869. There was formerly an ancient chapel at Trecarrel (or Trecarrell)&nbsp; dedicated to St Mary Magdalene but it no longer exists.<br>
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Lezant parish church is dedicated to St Michael and was considerably restored in 1869. There was formerly an ancient chapel at Trecarrel (or Trecarrell)&nbsp; dedicated to St Mary Magdalene but it no longer exists.  
  
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=== Resources  ===
  
== Resources ==
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==== Civil Registration ====
  
=== Civil Registration  ===
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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 [[Free BMD]].
  
<br>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]].
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==== Church records  ====
 
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{{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" | '''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 25 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/search/parish-records/births?tab=1 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 25 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" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyCornwall.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 21 November 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyCornwall.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 21 November 2013.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ TheGenealogist - (£)]<ref>[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ 'Parish Records,'] ''TheGenealogist,'' accessed 20 May 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials?tab=3 '''1700-1837''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 '''1790-1812''']  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 '''1790-1812''']  
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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 124  
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Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to [[Cornwall Record Office]] reference: P 124  
  
=== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ===
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==== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/l_m/lezant.php  
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An extremely useful resource is the [http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/l_m/lezant.php Cornwall Online Parish Clerks] page for the parish.&nbsp;
  
The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Lezant.<br>
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The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Lezant.  
  
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==== Census records  ====
  
=== Census records  ===
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{{British Census|241258}}  
 
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a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241258}}<br>
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[[Cornwall Online Census Project]]  
 
[[Cornwall Online Census Project]]  
  
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
 
[[Launceston Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Launceston Poor Law Union]]  
  
=== Probate records  ===
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==== Probate records  ====
  
<br>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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Lezant in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/Cornwall/Lezant/index.html GENUKI]
  
 
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Guide to Lezant, Cornwall ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Lezant, Cornwall
Lezant Church -.jpg
Lezant Church
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Launceston PLU
Registration District Launceston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery East
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Peculiar of the Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cornwall Record Office

Contents

Parish History

LEZANT (St. Breock), a parish, in the union of Launceston, N. division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 4½ miles (S. by E.) from Launceston. Here is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Lezant  (Cornish: Lannsans) St Briochus is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.Other places in the parish include: Rezare, Trebollet, Trebullett, Trekenna, Trewarlet, and Trewarlett

Lezant parish church is dedicated to St Michael and was considerably restored in 1869. There was formerly an ancient chapel at Trecarrel (or Trecarrell)  dedicated to St Mary Magdalene but it no longer exists.

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

Lezant, 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]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[4][5][6]
FREG = FreeREG - free[7]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[8]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[9]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[10]
Lezant, Cornwall Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1539-1812

COPC 1539-1902
1539-1910
1539-1902
FMP 1539-1837 1539-1837 1700-1837
FREG 1709-1845
1539-1812, 1837-1906

IGI 1539-1812
PALL
1790-1812

TGEN 1709-1845
1539-1812

Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 124

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish. 

The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Lezant.

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 241258.


Cornwall Online Census Project

Poor Law Unions

Launceston 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:

Websites

Lezant in GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 78-85. Date accessed: 06 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. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  5. 'Cornwall Marriages', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  6. 'Cornwall Burials', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  7. 'Cornwall Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  8. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 November 2013.
  9. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  10. 'Parish Records,' TheGenealogist, accessed 20 May 2014.

 

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