St Thomas by Launceston, Cornwall Genealogy

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The Parish of St Thomas-by-Launceston is located in the Anglican Diocese of Truro and is attached to the Deanery of Trigg Major in the Archdeaconry of Bodmin. It is now part of the United Parish of Launceston, the other parts being&nbsp; [[St Stephen by Launceston, Cornwall]] and [[Launceston St Mary Magdalene, Cornwall]]<br>  
 
The Parish of St Thomas-by-Launceston is located in the Anglican Diocese of Truro and is attached to the Deanery of Trigg Major in the Archdeaconry of Bodmin. It is now part of the United Parish of Launceston, the other parts being&nbsp; [[St Stephen by Launceston, Cornwall]] and [[Launceston St Mary Magdalene, Cornwall]]<br>  
  
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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]].  
 
<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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Images of parish register transcript&nbsp; are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Transcript of registers 1563-1812 by Robert Jago M.A. <br>  
 
Images of parish register transcript&nbsp; are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Transcript of registers 1563-1812 by Robert Jago M.A. <br>  
  
=== 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/l_m/launceston_thomas.php<br>
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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/l_m/launceston_thomas.php<br>  
  
The history registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Launceston Phillipa Stout.<br>
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The history registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Launceston Phillipa Stout.<br>  
  
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[[Cornwall Online Census Project]] for census details
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
 
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[[Launceston Poor Law Union]]
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Contents

Parish History

St Thomas-by-Launceston is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1726 from chapelry in Launceston St Mary Magdalene Ancient Parish.Other places in the parish include: St Thomas Street. Historically part of the Diocese of Exeter until the creation of the Diocese of Truro.

The Parish of St Thomas-by-Launceston is located in the Anglican Diocese of Truro and is attached to the Deanery of Trigg Major in the Archdeaconry of Bodmin. It is now part of the United Parish of Launceston, the other parts being  St Stephen by Launceston, Cornwall and Launceston St Mary Magdalene, Cornwall


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

 
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 register transcript  are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Transcript of registers 1563-1812 by Robert Jago M.A.

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/launceston_thomas.php

The history registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Launceston Phillipa Stout.


Census records

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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 for census details

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 [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:

Web sites

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