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Penzance Poor Law Union

The Union comprised the following parishes:

Gulval,_Cornwall Halsetown,_Cornwall Lelant,_Cornwall Ludgvan,_Cornwall Madron,_Cornwall Marazion,_Cornwall Morvah,_Cornwall Newlyn_East,_Cornwall Paul,_Cornwall Pendeen,_Cornwall
Penzance,_Cornwall (Penzance St Mary), Perranuthnoe, Cornwall Sancreed,_Cornwall Sennen,_Cornwall
St_Buryan,_Cornwall St_Erth,_Cornwall St_Hilary_St_Issey,_Cornwall


Records

Few records survive. Holdings include Guardians' minute books (1837-1930).Cornwall_Archives_and_Libraries

Web Sites

http://madronparishrecords.tripod.com/id35.html Baptisms 1840-1849

http://madronparishrecords.tripod.com/id62.html Burials 1886-1900

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Penzance/Penzance.shtml

http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2025.htm

http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2024.htm for images  of the former Workhouse