Towednack, Cornwall Genealogy

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Guide to '''Towednack, Cornwall family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. <br>
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=== Parish History  ===
 
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TOWEDNACK (St. Twinnock), a '''parish''', in the union of Penzance, W. division of the hundred of Penwith and of the county of Cornwall, 3 miles (S. W. by W.) from St. Ives. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51351#s21 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 380-386. Date accessed: 23 March 2013</ref><br>Towednack was&nbsp; a chapelry of [[Lelant, Cornwall]] Ancient Parish in Cornwall.  
 
TOWEDNACK (St. Twinnock), a '''parish''', in the union of Penzance, W. division of the hundred of Penwith and of the county of Cornwall, 3 miles (S. W. by W.) from St. Ives. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51351#s21 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 380-386. Date accessed: 23 March 2013</ref><br>Towednack was&nbsp; a chapelry of [[Lelant, Cornwall]] Ancient Parish in Cornwall.  
  
Other places in the parish include: Coldharbour, Lady Downs, and Nancledra.<br>
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Other places in the parish include: Coldharbour, Lady Downs, and Nancledra.  
  
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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 at FamilySearch Images refer to [[Cornwall Record Office]] reference: P 226
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An extremely useful resource is the [http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/t_z/towednack.php Cornwall Online Parish Clerks] page for the parish.
  
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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.  
 
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.  
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Towednack in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/Cornwall/Towednack/index.html GENUKI]
  
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Guide to Towednack, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Towednack, Cornwall
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Penwith
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Penzance PLU
Registration District Penzance
Records begin
Parish registers: 1676; For more records see Lelant
Bishop's Transcripts: 1597
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Penwith
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

TOWEDNACK (St. Twinnock), a parish, in the union of Penzance, W. division of the hundred of Penwith and of the county of Cornwall, 3 miles (S. W. by W.) from St. Ives. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.[1]
Towednack was  a chapelry of Lelant, Cornwall Ancient Parish in Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Coldharbour, Lady Downs, and Nancledra.

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

Towednack, 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][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]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[11]
Towednack, Cornwall Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1597-1674, 1676-1812

COPC 1676-1812, 1859-1911
1676-1812, 1837-1911
1683-1777, 1866-1938
FMP 1676-1837 1600-1836 1690-1837
FREG
1676-1812

FS PRs 1837-1906
IGI 1676-1812 1676-1812
PALL
1790-1812

TGEN 1720-1840
1676-1812

Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 226

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish.

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.


Poor Law Unions

Penzance 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:

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain

Websites

Towednack in GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 380-386. Date accessed: 23 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 22 November 2013.
  5. 'Cornwall Marriages', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  6. 'Cornwall Burials', 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 26 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.
  11. 'Parish Records,' TheGenealogist, accessed 22 May 2014.