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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. 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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  2. Question APPS surname in Cornwall

    Most APPS families seem to have lived in the southeast counties - e.g., Kent, Sussex, etc... - but there are a few APPS from Cornwall, especially around St. Endellion and Padstow. The earliest APPS reference I've found is the marriage of Josiah APPS to Loveday THOMAS (my 5xg-grandparents) on April...

    Started by CanadianCousin‎, 08-09-2008 10:04 PM
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  3. Thumbs up NICHOLAS Family - Sennen/St Buryan/St Just in Penwith

    I am researching the following NICHOLAS family and would be happy to hear from anyone who shares my ancestry: Thomas NICHOLAS (1749 St Just in Penwith 1839 Sennen) and Grace ROBERTS (c1763 1823 Sennen), St Just in Penwith/Sennen Matthew NICHOLAS (1789-1862 Sennen) and Hester (or...

    Started by maggym‎, 10-04-2005 9:23 AM
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  4. Cool BROOKS, LAMPEN, LISKEARD - 1750-1850

    My Ancestors Jane Brooks c: 1828 and William W. Williams were married 30 Sept. 1850 in Liskeard, Cornwall. Only their first child, Elizabeth was christened in 1852 in Liskeard and then Jane and William emigrated to the USA. Jane's parents were William Brooks and Mary Ann Lampen married 11 Oct....

    Started by Happy Jackie‎, 22-01-2010 11:27 PM
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  5. William Trevail gravestone, Luxulyan

    While going through some photos from a recently-deceased relative I found a few copies of one showing what I have now discovered is Luxulyan Church. Clearly visible in the foreground is the gravestone of William Henry Knight Trevail, who died at Trethurgy in 1939. The photos are black-and-white...

    Started by arthurk‎, 15-02-2013 6:23 PM
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  6. Stocker timeline

    Family lore has my Stocker ancestor immigrating to Cornwall in the 18th century from Austria. Recognizing Stocker as a German /Austrian family name, perhaps all Cornish Stockers are descended from German / Austrian immigrants. Can anyone pinpoint the first Stocker record in Cornwall? Thanks.

    Started by sandgrown‎, 30-05-2017 8:39 PM
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  7. Cool Looking for Thomas Family

    My Thomas T Thomas was born 1809 in Cornwall M to Susan born 1803. Any information would be much appreciated .

    Started by Brianman‎, 01-03-2017 4:31 AM
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  8. st hilary marriage which one is right

    please can someone tell me the correct marriage details 1 website shows james Wearn married eliza Richards in st Hilary 21st December 1833 while another wesite shows james Wearne married eliza Richards rowe

    Started by whdsn‎, 10-04-2017 7:27 PM
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  9. Christopher Waugh

    My relative Christopher Waugh married Esther Smith 1862 Durham. HIs parents were Richard and Diana Morley Waugh. I would love more information about Christopher's parents. I appreciate any help. Christopher is my Great, Great Grandfather. Thank you Sharon

    Started by shaste‎, 23-03-2017 4:03 AM
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  10. Thomas & Mary Burgoyne

    Thomas Burgoyne is my Great Grandfather born 1870 in Colan Cornwall. He went into the British Navy and did move to Ireland with the Navy and his family. I have found him on the Irish Census for 1901. I have mentioned on a certificate that his wife Mary, may have been Mary Collings before...

    Started by shaste‎, 23-03-2017 4:06 AM
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Post Surname Interests - Constantine & Wendron

    This is my list of Surnames I'm researching: BOWDEN GOLDSWORTHY HODGE KEVERN MOYLE PASCOE PHILLIPS PRYOR

    Started by Diane Grant-Salmon‎, 19-10-2004 7:19 PM
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Carter Family Bio from Northern Cornwall

    I have a family biography of my Carter ancestors. Its 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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  20. 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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