St Gennys, Cornwall Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Cornwall]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cornwall Parishes]]
  
St Genny's St Genesius is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.Other places in the parish include: Brockhill. <br>
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Guide to '''St Gennys, Cornwall family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Saint Gennys ParishChurchCornwall.jpg
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| caption = Saint Gennys ParishChurchCornwall
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Cornwall
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| Hundred = Lesnewth
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| Poor Law Union = Stratton
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| Registration District = Stratton
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| PRbegin = 1702
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| BTbegin = 1612
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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 = Trigg Major
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
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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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}}
  
Several places in the parish are mentioned in the Domesday Book including Crackington (as Crachemua), Dizzard (as Disart} and St Gennys itself (as Sainguinas or Sanwinas)<br>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
The parish church is dedicated to Saint Genesius. The building is partly Norman with a short one-stage tower topped by a pyramidal roof. The tower houses a ring of four bells. The church was restored in 1871. The arcades of the aisles are partly in granite and partly in Polyphant stone.<br>
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GENNYS, ST. (St. German), a '''parish''', in the union of Stratton, hundred of Lesnewth, E. division of Cornwall, 10 miles (N. by E.) from Camelford. <ref>Lewis,Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50979#s10 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 287-291.Date accessed: 06 March 2013.</ref>
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St Genny's St Genesius is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.Other places in the parish include: Brockhill. <br>
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Several places in the parish are mentioned in the [[Domesday Book]] including Crackington (as Crachemua), Dizzard (as Disart} and St Gennys itself (as Sainguinas or Sanwinas)<br>
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The parish church is dedicated to Saint Genesius. The building is partly Norman with a short one-stage tower topped by a pyramidal roof. The tower houses a ring of four bells. The church was restored in 1871. The arcades of the aisles are partly in granite and partly in Polyphant stone.<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Civil Registration  ===
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
  
<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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<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  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
  
&nbsp;<br>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.
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 67<br>  
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{| width="383" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="width: 100%"
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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?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 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>
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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>
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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" | '''FS PRs''' = {{RecordSearch|1769414|England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1769414|'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010'}}, ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 26 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>
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|}
  
=== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks ===
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{| width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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|-
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 '''1612-1673''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''COPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ '''1687-1772, 1775-1879''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ '''1687-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ '''1687-1873''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/births?tab=1 '''1687-1874''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1612-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1702-1879''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1702-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1702-1885''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1769414|'''1702-1879'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1769414|'''1702-1901'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1769414|'''1702-1885'''}}
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{IGI|C020971|disp='''1687-1875'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{IGI|M020971|disp='''1687-1837'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/e_g/gennys_st.php
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The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for St Gennys .<br>
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Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to [[Cornwall Record Office]] reference: P 67
  
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=== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ===
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An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/e_g/gennys_st.php
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The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for St Gennys .<br>
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<br>  
  
 
=== Census records  ===
 
=== 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.
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{{British Census|241262}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census<br>  
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[[Cornwall Online Census Project]]  
 
[[Cornwall Online Census Project]]  
  
=== Poor Law Unions ===
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=== Poor Law Unions ===
  
[[Stratton_Poor_Law_Union]]
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[[Stratton Poor Law Union]]  
  
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=== Probate records  ===
 
=== 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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<br>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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There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
 
There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
  
*1851 Jurisdiction Maps
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*[[England Jurisdictions 1851]]
 
*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
== Web sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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== References ==
  
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Guide to St Gennys, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Gennys, Cornwall
Saint Gennys ParishChurchCornwall.jpg
Saint Gennys ParishChurchCornwall
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lesnewth
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Stratton PLU
Registration District Stratton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1702
Bishop's Transcripts: 1612
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Trigg Major
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Location of Archive
Cornwall Record Office

Contents

Parish History

GENNYS, ST. (St. German), a parish, in the union of Stratton, hundred of Lesnewth, E. division of Cornwall, 10 miles (N. by E.) from Camelford. [1]

St Genny's St Genesius is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.Other places in the parish include: Brockhill.

Several places in the parish are mentioned in the Domesday Book including Crackington (as Crachemua), Dizzard (as Disart} and St Gennys itself (as Sainguinas or Sanwinas)

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Genesius. The building is partly Norman with a short one-stage tower topped by a pyramidal roof. The tower houses a ring of four bells. The church was restored in 1871. The arcades of the aisles are partly in granite and partly in Polyphant stone.

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

St Gennys, 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]
FREG = FreeREG - free[6]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[7]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[8]
St Gennys, Cornwall Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1612-1673

COPC 1687-1772, 1775-1879
1687-1901
1687-1873
FMP 1687-1874 1612-1837
FREG 1702-1879
1702-1901
1702-1885
FS PRs 1702-1879 1702-1901 1702-1885
IGI 1687-1875 1687-1837


Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 67

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/e_g/gennys_st.php

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


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 241262.



Cornwall Online Census Project

Poor Law Unions

Stratton 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

References

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 287-291.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 Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  7. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.
  8. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 November 2013.