St Agnes, Cornwall Genealogy

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<br>St Agnes is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Cornwall, created in 1846 from chapelry in&nbsp;[[Perranzabuloe,_Cornwall]] Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Mingoose, Porthtowan, Skinners Bottom, Trevellas, Trevellas Downs, Blackwater, Croscombe, Cross Combe, Goodnown, Goonbell, and Goonown.
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he church of St Agnes was a chapel-of-ease only (St Agnes was made into a parish in 1846). The parish church is 15th century in date but has been much restored in recent times.<br>
  
 
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Parish History


St Agnes is an Ecclesiastical Parish and a market town in the county of Cornwall, created in 1846 from chapelry in Perranzabuloe,_Cornwall Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Mingoose, Porthtowan, Skinners Bottom, Trevellas, Trevellas Downs, Blackwater, Croscombe, Cross Combe, Goodnown, Goonbell, and Goonown.

he church of St Agnes was a chapel-of-ease only (St Agnes was made into a parish in 1846). The parish church is 15th century in date but has been much restored in recent times.


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 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: P2/1/1-27, 31-41, 47.


Census records

Overview, Include any unique information such as, the census for X year was destroyed, Collection in FHL and link to catalog, Online sites.

Poor Law Unions

Truro 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.