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Cornwall Genealogy

 
Description

"Cornwall - maritime County of England, forming its SW extremity; is bounded by Devon on the East, and washed on all the other sides by the sea; length, NE and SW, 75 miles; average breadth, 22 miles; coast line, about 200 miles; area, 863,065 acres, population 330,686. The South coast is much and deeply indented, and has some good harbours. "
from Bartholemew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887


Genuki - Cornwall
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Devon
Cornwall GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
Cornwall Record Office Cornwall Library Service
Cornish Lookup Library
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Cornwall
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
412,500 records including baptisms/christenings,
burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
Surname Lists
provides surnames being researched and email address of researcher
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Cornwall genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries
Interment.net - Cornwall

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Cornwall
Cornwall war memorials and rolls of honour
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
 
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