St Levan, Cornwall Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall Parishes]]
  
General overview
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Guide to '''St Levan, 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 =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Cornwall
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| Hundred = Penwith
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| Poor Law Union = Penzance
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| Registration District = Penzance
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| PRbegin = 1700
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| BTbegin = 1694
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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 = Penwith
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Pre-1848 - Court of the Royal Peculiar of St Buryan; Post-1847 - 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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=== Parish History  ===
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LEVAN, ST., a '''parish''', in the union of Penzance, W. division of the hundred of Penwith and of the county of Cornwall, 9 miles (S. W.) from Penzance.&nbsp; Here is a place of worship for Wesleyans.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51104#s23 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 68-74.</ref><br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 FreeBMD.  
 
<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 FreeBMD.  
  
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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 122<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" | '''CPRI''' = [http://www.cornwalleng.com/index.html Cornwall Parish Register Index - free]<ref>[http://www.cornwalleng.com/database_coverage.php 'Database Coverage,'] ''Cornwall Parish Register Index,'' accessed 1 February 2014.</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 27 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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| 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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{| width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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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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| 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="#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 '''1694-1812''']
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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/ '''1694-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ '''1694-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/ '''1700-1911''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''CPRI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.cornwalleng.com/index.html '''1694-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.cornwalleng.com/index.html '''1813-1905''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.cornwalleng.com/index.html '''1813-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/births?tab=1 '''1699-1875''']
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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 '''1694-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1694-1812, 1837-1907''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1769414|'''1660-1870'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1769414|'''1660-1907'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1769414|'''1700-1812'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{IGI|P021041|disp='''1694-1875'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{IGI|M021041|disp='''1694-1812'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''PALL'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| 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 Record Office]] reference: P 122
  
 
=== Census records  ===
 
=== Census records  ===
  
a. {{British Census|241266}}
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{{British Census|241266}}  
  
 
=== 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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*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
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== References ==
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Revision as of 21:43, 20 May 2014

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Guide to St Levan, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Levan, Cornwall
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Penwith
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Penzance PLU
Registration District Penzance
Records begin
Parish registers: 1700
Bishop's Transcripts: 1694
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Penwith
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1848 - Court of the Royal Peculiar of St Buryan; Post-1847 - Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Location of Archive
Cornwall Record Office

Contents

Parish History

LEVAN, ST., a parish, in the union of Penzance, W. division of the hundred of Penwith and of the county of Cornwall, 9 miles (S. W.) from Penzance.  Here is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

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

St Levan, 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]
CPRI = Cornwall Parish Register Index - free[4]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[5][6]
FREG = FreeREG - free[7]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[8]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[9]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[10]
St Levan, Cornwall Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1694-1812

COPC 1694-1901
1694-1901
1700-1911
CPRI 1694-1812
1813-1905
1813-1837
FMP 1699-1875 1694-1837
FREG
1694-1812, 1837-1907

FS PRs 1660-1870 1660-1907 1700-1812
IGI 1694-1875 1694-1812
PALL
1790-1812

Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 122

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 241266.


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:

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 68-74.
  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. 'Database Coverage,' Cornwall Parish Register Index, accessed 1 February 2014.
  5. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  6. 'Cornwall Marriages', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  7. 'Cornwall Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  8. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 27 November 2013.
  9. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Cornwall, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 November 2013.
  10. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.

Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.