Calstock, Cornwall Genealogy

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Parish History

CALSTOCK (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Liskeard, Middle division of the hundred of East, E. division of Cornwall, 5¼ miles (E.) from Callington.[1]

Neighboring Parishes

England Jurisdictions 1851 may be used to locate nearby parishes by clicking the "Options" tab and selecting "List contiguous parishes."  

Lamerton, Devon Tavistock, Devon Beer Ferris, Devon St Dominic, Cornwall Callington, Cornwall Stoke Climsland, Cornwall  


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

Records for Callington cover 1656-1996, these registers are kept at the County Record Office, County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY. The Family History Library has microfilmed parish registers from 1658-1996 and bishop’s transcripts from 1684-1772. Microfilm numbers can be found at FamilySearch. Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch under Records. Parish registers refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 26.

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.

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks (Genealogy)

The Calstock section of the OPC website contains many records.

Poor Law Unions

Tavistock 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 the article to the Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:

Web sites

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 474-479.Date accessed: 11 March 2013.