Gwennap, Cornwall Genealogy
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.
Overview, Include informaton for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the orginial records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing 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 79
Incorrect waypoints for St Day have been reported to engineers for future correction St Day references are P47/1/1-3
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/e_g/gwennap.php Sandra Pritchard also maintains her website http://gwennap-opc.com/index.html with transcriptions of the parish
Overview, Include any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed, Collection in FHL and link to catalog, Online sites.
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdication 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:
- Vision of Britain
Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.