Newlyn East, Cornwall Genealogy
NEWLYN, a hamlet, in the parish of Paul, union of Penzance, W. division of the hundred of Penwith and of the county of Cornwall, ½ a mile (S. W.) from Penzance. There are a church dedicated to St. Peter, and places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.
Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 394-398. Date accessed: 22 April 2013
St Newlina Newlyn east is an Ancient parish historically in the diocese of Exeter but in the modern Church of England diocese of Truro.
St Newlyn East (Cornish: Eglosniwlin) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall The name St Newlyn East is locally abbreviated to Newlyn East.
The parish is named after the patron saint of the church, St Newlina
The church was founded in Norman times and rededicated in 1259. Most of the present building is of the 14th and 15th centuries. There is a fine Norman font
Birth, 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.
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add 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: P36 The collection is waypointed St Columb Major.
The collection on publication had a technical difficulty loading the images for events within this parish and reloading is awaited by engineers.
An extremely useful page for research in this parish is the Cornwall Online parish Clerks page http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/n_p/newlyn_east.php The online parish clerk for the parish is Blanche Charles.
Non Conformist Churches
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.
Poor Law Unions
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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