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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, 24-06-2015 11:24 PM
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  1. PEARCE & PETERS Stithians/Gwennap parishes

    Hi! Just want to record that I am looking for connections to these surnames in the area around the parishes mentioned. Thomas PETERS, of Ponsanooth, married Catherine PEARCE, of Gilly, 30 Sept. 1837, Stithians, Cornwall 1841 census the PETERS family was at Ponsanooth, St. Gluvias 1851 census...

    Started by hpearce‎, 12-10-2004 12:19 AM
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  2. Early Population Figures

    Does anyone know if there is a web-site or reference source that would provide early (16th & 17th century) population figures/estimates for the various parishes. I am especially interested in St. Issey circa 1570-1650. Thanks Larry

    Started by Larry‎, 18-10-2004 4:07 PM
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  3. St. Issey History

    Susan - do you know of any books that provide abit of the history of St. Isssey, apart from descriptions of the parish church. I was looking more for geology, economics, life style - 16th - 18th century? Thanks Larry

    Started by Larry‎, 20-10-2004 1:47 PM
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  4. Smile New Pages

    Please could we have a forum for Veryan, Cuby with Tregony and Ruan Lanihorne? I'm particularly interested in the Trevarton's, Dunstone's, Pearce's, Rowe's, Luney's of Veryan, The Allen's of Tregony and I keep finding rellies in Ruan Lanihorne so it would be really useful. Anyone with the same...

    Started by SCRITTI‎, 19-10-2004 10:50 PM
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  5. GEORGE Thomas & Jane, Breage

    Looking to find others interested in this family, who had possibly 8+ children baptised in Breage, in 1820s & 1830s. Elizabeth Ann GEORGE, baptised 10 Oct. 1839, Breage, married Thomas PETERS 1 March, 1860, Breage. The couple & young son, William, are living with a widowed Jane GEORGE, in...

    Started by hpearce‎, 25-10-2004 5:39 AM
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  6. Thumbs up Tuckers

    Coach Painters in Bodmin and Callington trying to find all family records. Hope this is the way to do it

    Started by Tony1‎, 06-12-2004 11:25 AM
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  7. Question Gwin Singer Mine in Breage

    Some of the Ripper family family of Breage are identified in some records by the alias Singer. This may be because they worked in the Gwin Singer mine in Breage. I am seeking information on the mine, specifically: When did it open? When did it close? Did it work continuously and the dates of...

    Started by kenripper‎, 11-12-2004 10:02 AM
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  8. Question Tregurra, Tregurra Downs, same place?

    I have a birth registration for my Thomas Tremenick CADDY, born 1844 at Tregurra Downs, parish of St Hilary (Marazion, Penzance) As I cannot actually find a Tregurra Downs, I was wondering if Tregurra was also known by this name at some time. It is clearly written Tregurra, doesn't look like...

    Started by ChristineR‎, 10-12-2004 1:02 PM
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  9. Question Marriage of John Thomas & Elizabeth ?

    My 2nd Gt Grandfather William Thomas bp. 31st Oct. 1807 Gulval . ( parents John and Elizabeth Thomas ). William married Charlotte Edwards bp. 4th Mch 1810 Gulval ( parents Jennifer Corin and John Edwards marr jan 19th 1805 Gulval ) Ihave gone way back in time with Charlotte's line , but William...

    Started by janw‎, 27-12-2004 12:34 AM
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  10. Question pennaligon's from Truro

    Can anybody help, I,m trying to find information on a Mary Pennaligon born circa1816 in Cornwall possibly Truro, she wed a John Meager in about 1837

    Started by debbienoon‎, 29-12-2004 12:08 AM
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  11. MAY ancestry

    Hi, Is it possible to find the marriage of THOMAS MAY born 1802 St Tudy to a ELIZABETH A ? born 1815, also WILLIAM MAY born1736 married to a ANN ? born 1736 I am trying to find there maiden names. All the best, Janice

    Started by polglaze‎, 06-01-2005 3:51 PM
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  12. Question Baptism at St Martin on Looe Bay

    I am attempting to put together the SCOREY family in Cornwall, all believed to originate from one person, possibly Robert SCOREY who married Tabitha TRAGLE in Menheniot in 1701. The name SCOREY is found also as SCORY and for a strange reason only in Cornwall as SCORREY, SCOURY, SCOUREY and...

    Started by Steve Steere‎, 04-01-2005 6:57 PM
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  13. BENNEY/CORNISH - St Clement?

    John Benney married Mary Cornish 15 October 1780 in St Clement. They had 6 children. Both are buried in the churchyard at St Clement, with a headstone, but no clues! I am unable to find a suitable baptism for either of them; has anyone come across them in their own family trees?

    Started by Barbara Wilkinson‎, 20-01-2005 6:58 PM
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  14. Elizabeth Curtis

    Hi I have a Elizabeth Curtis born 1862 at St Wenn in my family tree neice of samuel and jane harris-maunder by the time of the 1881 census the family including elizabeth had moved to sutton in surrey can not trace back any further stuck hope the info is o.k. eve

    Started by eveie‎, 24-01-2005 11:58 PM
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  15. Family in Old Family Photograph Identified!!

    Family names: COOK, TROUNCE, WILLIAMS, JAMES I am in possession of a photograph taken in about 1871 in Reduth, Cornwall. I have just been able to identify the persons in the photographer and would LOVE to share it with any descendants of this family. The woman in the photo is Hannah Elizabeth...

    Started by Nadine Harmon‎, 30-01-2005 6:20 PM
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  16. KNIGHT from Roche

    I have in my database John KNIGHT married Jane ? in 1670. I only have two children listed: John and William (who is my ancestor) There may have been more children though... Nevertheless from those two there are a multitude of descendants, some of whom went to St Dennis; St Merryn; Luxulian; St...

    Started by amehn‎, 13-02-2005 6:42 AM
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  17. Question Chattel lease

    I have some wills from the 1730s, the inventories of which show that the deceased estate comprised in part chattel leases and other leases. Can anybody explain the difference between these two?

    Started by kenripper‎, 16-02-2005 9:09 AM
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  18. Question Hewett/Harding or life in St Columb!

    Hi, My gg granparents Joseph Knight HEWETT and Elizabeth Williams HARDING were married 1864 St Columb (Major?). They had two children: John Harding 1865 and Edith in 1866 before leaving Cornwall for Ontario, Canada. I think Joseph was a "labourer" I wonder if more of Joseph's or Elizabeths...

    Started by amehn‎, 18-02-2005 4:48 PM
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  19. Philp Family

    Looking for relatives of Ronald Philp Born in Mevagissey February 1930 Brothers Douglas and Howard Parents Bertie and William Henry Also Relatives of Anthony Philp - born in Tywardreath in 1899 - married Doris, had one daughter Doris who married Ron (don't know last name) thank you ...

    Started by barbneaves‎, 22-02-2005 3:00 AM
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  20. Question Mary Jane Penhaligon, Truro

    Hi Does anyone have access to the 1861 Census for Truro - I need to find Mary Jane Penhaligon b Jun Q 1852 and her family. Mary Jane is my gg grandmother and went on to mary Jasper Mallett (of Penryn, Cornwall) Dec Q 1870 in Bath. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks Lesley

    Started by SCRITTI‎, 20-02-2005 1:59 PM
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