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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cornwall Resources

    Cornwall Family History Society http://www.cornwallfhs.com/ An Explanation of The Hundreds of Cornwall http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundreds_of_Cornwall Cornwall Parish Registers http://www.cornwalleng.com/

    Started by christanel‎, 25-06-2015 12:24 AM
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  1. Question John BOWDEN b. 1783 m. Mary MOYLE

    This is a brick wall which I just can't climb or knock down! :mad: John BOWDEN b. 1 Jan 1783 Constantine m. Mary MOYLE. John d. 26 May 1830 Wendron, I have no death/burial for his wife, Mary and I can't find her in any of the Censuses. One of their sons was John BOWDEN b. 23 July 1815...

    Started by Diane Grant-Salmon‎, 04-11-2004 1:31 PM
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  2. Annuitant ????

    1851 census says Ann Bray of 73 Ting Tang is an annuitant, am I right in thinking this is some kind of annuity she receives. and could it be poor relief.

    Started by trevboy‎, 22-01-2017 5:21 PM
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  3. Looking for help with those HAWK(E)'s again

    Its been a while but I'm back doing the history again! You were all very helpful before so here goes. I'm looking to hopefully find some new leads and to confirm or reject some of the info that I have so any advice or pointers would be much appreciated. It's those darned HAWK(E)'s again - there...

    Started by Geoff1959‎, 20-01-2017 7:34 PM
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  4. Jeffree family all spellings

    Josiah the widower of Hannah, is living at Rospeath in 1881, spelling Jeffery. Registration district Penzance Archive reference RG11 Piece number 2339 Folio 6 Page 5 with his grandsons -Thomas born 1866 and Richard born 1880. There is a housekeeper Ann Bryant who is single .( Josiah/Isiah died in...

    Started by genie12‎, 16-01-2017 11:25 PM
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  5. Post Surname Interests - Constantine & Wendron


    Started by Diane Grant-Salmon‎, 19-10-2004 7:19 PM
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  6. Soady Family in East Looe/West Looe

    I've come into possession of some WWI and WWII items that do not belong to my family. I am trying to locate descendants of Thomas F. Soady (born 1 Feb 1885, East Looe, Cornwall; died 2 Dec 1930, Cleveland, Cayuhoga, Ohio, USA); married to Elsie Thomas (born about 1892, Grimsby, Lincolnshire; died...

    Started by hockeychick‎, 08-01-2016 11:37 PM
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  7. James Banfield/Bamfield Madron and St Ives

    Yet another ancestor who disappears! 1851 has James Banfield age 7 born Madron living with his mother Elizabeth,brother William Henry and Aunt Mary Ann, at HO107/1917 Uny Lelant -Cornwall, Balnoon. 1861 has him age 18, occupation is tin miner, with his mother Elizabeth at RG9/1589 page 3, St....

    Started by genie12‎, 15-08-2016 6:07 PM
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  8. Jane Nancollis all spellings

    I am trying to help a friend. Jane Nancollis was born at Charleston,St Austell in 1835 to parents William and Elizabeth. 1841 she is living with he parents and 2 sisters at St.Erth,Hayle. 1851- Piece: HO107/1916 Place: Camborne -Cornwall Enumeration District: 3c Civil Parish: Phillack...

    Started by genie12‎, 16-08-2016 1:59 PM
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  9. Arrow Harriet Rowarth 1911 St Mawes

    In 1911 Harriet born 1854 at St Gerrans, is living with her son David Rowarth who was born in 1888 in Manchester. Harriet's sister Maria Truan who was single born 1856 at Gerrans, is with them. The census says that Harriet had five children but four had died. There is a marriage between Harriet...

    Started by genie12‎, 29-07-2016 9:51 PM
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  10. Carter Family Bio from Northern Cornwall

    I have a family biography of my Carter ancestors. Itís only a small portion of my family history, but the biography is nevertheless fascinating. It covers part of the Carter family living in Padstow. I have starred some points of interest where I need help. What I know: Thomas Carter was born...

    Started by musheron‎, 22-07-2016 3:55 PM
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  11. Truan/Truran

    Elizabeth Truan born 1856 at Gerrans and a daughter of Peter and Eliza Truan/Truran had 2 illegitmate daughters. Edith was born in 1885 in Manchester and Eliza was born in 1889 in the Truro Union Workhouse where Elizabeth and Eliza were living at that time. I have found Elizabeth's 1934 death on...

    Started by genie12‎, 21-07-2016 8:30 PM
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  12. Peter Henry Truan and sister Harriett A Truan

    Harriet Truan was born in 1845 at Gerrans to Peter and Eliza Truan. In 1851 and 1861 Harriett is living with her parents at Gerrans and the only Harriett Truan in that area in 1871 was born in 1849and working for William Chapman as a servant. The address is Farm House, Gerrans, Truro, Cornwall. I...

    Started by genie12‎, 21-07-2016 8:43 PM
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  13. Frederick Smith

    I believe a distant g,g, grandfather is buried in St Clement's Churchyard, Truro. This is the church near the Fal estuary. His name is Henry Cuming and he was ex Inniskillin Dragoons and ultimately a Chelsea pensioner. He died, we believe, July 1815. I've tried e mailing Cornwall FHS but...

    Started by Frederick Smith‎, 28-04-2009 2:37 PM
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  14. Descendant of Nathaniel Wicks 1841

    Hello all I'm new to this site and I see a couple of you maybe related to me in some way I am a decendant of Nathaniel Wicks born 1841 In Wendron Cornwall. He hs my great great great grandfather. Im looking for people who are related to any of this Wicks who would like to make contatct. I am...

    Started by Kellyneale‎, 10-01-2008 10:44 PM
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  15. Mutton - Southill

    I have Thomas Mutton in Glos in 1851 born circa 1796 in Southill Cornwall, I've searched the IGI but nothing found, has anyone got Muttons from Cornwall in their Trees?

    Started by Dolly‎, 24-11-2004 7:00 PM
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  16. Banfield-Reskadinnick.Camborne

    1911 the family were living at Reskadinnick. William H and Evelyn Mary Banfield had 3 children who were William H Banfield born 1908. Gordon born 1909 and Florence who was 2 months old in 1911. I have found a marriage for Gordon but know nothing about William and his sister Florence. Any help...

    Started by genie12‎, 20-06-2016 5:27 PM
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  17. Sidonia Buzzo born St Hilary

    Hi I'm Heidi I'm currently researching one of my Cornish lines and I'm wondering if this is the right place to ask for some assistance in doing so as there isn't much to be found online on my ancestor. So I'm wondering if anyone here is in Cornwall (St Hilary area) that could look at some...

    Started by Hoverton72‎, 02-06-2016 11:11 AM
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  18. Trenerry - Perranzabuloe

    I've hit a brick wall with Elizabeth Trenerry born around 1837 in Perranzabuloe. Parents James and Ann (Nanny). I have her on the 1841 and 1851 censuses and that is it. Can't find a birth, baptism or death record on the OPC database. Any clues greatly appreciated. Cheers, Heather

    Started by Heather‎, 17-04-2016 9:54 AM
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  19. Marina Passmore of Camborne

    The 1911 census has Marina and her husband with 7 children and it's straightforward until I tried to find information about the girls. Mude Passmore born 1906 Camborne and Lea Mude born 1910 Camborne. I know what happened to Irene Passmore just not her sisters. Can anyone help?

    Started by genie12‎, 17-04-2016 3:09 PM
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  20. Marina Beckerleg born about 1872 Ashton

    Marina A Beckerleg bapt 1873 parents were William Henry and Ann Selina (Rochollar) Beckerleg. In 1881 she is living with her parents and siblings at 3, East Charles Street,Camborne and in 1901 she is living at Tehidy.Camborne but I can't find her or her father in 1891! I have tried all spellings...

    Started by genie12‎, 15-04-2016 6:09 PM
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