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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
 
North Petherwin (Cornish: Paderwynn Gledh) is an Ancient Parish and has transferred between the counties of Cornwall and Devon in history.Historically, the Dukes of Bedford have been major land owners in the parish. As well as the church town, settlements include Holscott, Brassacott, and Maxworthy.<br>  
 
North Petherwin (Cornish: Paderwynn Gledh) is an Ancient Parish and has transferred between the counties of Cornwall and Devon in history.Historically, the Dukes of Bedford have been major land owners in the parish. As well as the church town, settlements include Holscott, Brassacott, and Maxworthy.<br>  
  
The parish is currently administratively part of Cornwall.<br>
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The parish is currently administratively part of Cornwall.<br>  
  
The parish church is dedicated to St Paternus (see also South Petherwin) and is unusually grand for a small village church. It was described in White's Devonshire Directory of 1850 as: ... an ancient structure, with a tower and five bells... (containing)... memorials of the Yeo and other families. The north aisle is Norman and the south Perpendicular and many of the windows, including those of the clerestory, are 13th century in style. There is some old woodwork including a communion rail dated 1685.<br>
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The parish church is dedicated to St Paternus (see also South Petherwin) and is unusually grand for a small village church. It was described in White's Devonshire Directory of 1850 as: ... an ancient structure, with a tower and five bells... (containing)... memorials of the Yeo and other families. The north aisle is Norman and the south Perpendicular and many of the windows, including those of the clerestory, are 13th century in style. There is some old woodwork including a communion rail dated 1685.<br>  
  
The modern parish is part of&nbsp; the Egloskerry, North Petherwin, Tremaine and Tresmere, United Benefice in the diocese of Truro.<br>
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The modern parish is part of&nbsp; the Egloskerry, North Petherwin, Tremaine and Tresmere, United Benefice in the diocese of Truro.<br>  
  
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== Resources  ==
 
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Although historically part of Devon North Petherwin has been part of Launceston registration District since 1837.  
 
Although historically part of Devon North Petherwin has been part of Launceston registration District since 1837.  
  
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=== Church records  ===
 
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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 167<br>  
 
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 167<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/n_p/north_petherwin.php<br>
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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/n_p/north_petherwin.php<br>  
  
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=== Census records  ===
 
=== Census records  ===
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Overview, Include any unique information such as, the census for X year was destroyed, Collection in FHL and link to catalog, Online sites.  
 
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<br>
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census<br>  
  
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=== Poor Law Unions<br> ===
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=== Probate records  ===
 
=== Probate records  ===
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There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
 
There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
  
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*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
 
== Web sites  ==
 
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Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.<br>
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Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.<br>  
  
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Revision as of 05:57, 31 August 2010

North Petherwin St Padern

Parish History

North Petherwin (Cornish: Paderwynn Gledh) is an Ancient Parish and has transferred between the counties of Cornwall and Devon in history.Historically, the Dukes of Bedford have been major land owners in the parish. As well as the church town, settlements include Holscott, Brassacott, and Maxworthy.

The parish is currently administratively part of Cornwall.

The parish church is dedicated to St Paternus (see also South Petherwin) and is unusually grand for a small village church. It was described in White's Devonshire Directory of 1850 as: ... an ancient structure, with a tower and five bells... (containing)... memorials of the Yeo and other families. The north aisle is Norman and the south Perpendicular and many of the windows, including those of the clerestory, are 13th century in style. There is some old woodwork including a communion rail dated 1685.

The modern parish is part of  the Egloskerry, North Petherwin, Tremaine and Tresmere, United Benefice in the diocese of Truro.


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.

Although historically part of Devon North Petherwin has been part of Launceston registration District since 1837.


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 167

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/n_p/north_petherwin.php


Census records

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

Cornwall Online Census Project


Poor Law Unions

Launceston 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.