Torpoint, Cornwall Genealogy

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Torpoint St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1821 from chapelry in&nbsp;[[Antony, Cornwall]] Ancient Parish. <br><br>  
 
Torpoint St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1821 from chapelry in&nbsp;[[Antony, Cornwall]] Ancient Parish. <br><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 registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 225<br>  
 
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 225<br>  
  
=== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks ===
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=== 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/t_z/torpoint.php
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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/t_z/torpoint.php  
  
The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Torpoint.<br>
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The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Torpoint.<br>  
  
 
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=== Census records  ===
 
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
 
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Contents

Parish History

General overview

Torpoint St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1821 from chapelry in Antony, Cornwall Ancient Parish.


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 registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 225

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/t_z/torpoint.php

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



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 241259.


Cornwall Online Census Project

Poor Law Unions

St Germans 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.