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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. 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 6:19 PM
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  2. Cornish Surname Meanings

    I have G. Pawley White's "A Handbook of Cornish Surnames", third edition (1999). Let me know if anyone would like a description of what your Cornish surnames mean. Brenda

    Started by racing girl‎, 08-09-2008 10:41 PM
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  3. Carrie WILLIAMS born Helston 1900

    Hi There This is my first post, so be gentle with me! I'm trying to find a birth certificate for my great gran and am struggling. Her first name was Carrie, any ideas what this could have been short for (I can't find her certificate or any census entry for her under the name of Carrie). ...

    Started by clare_bear‎, 07-02-2006 2:51 PM
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  4. Mutton family search

    I am wondering if anyone out there has a Thomas Mutton in their family tree? He was probably born about 1820 in Cornwall. Info I have says he married a Mary Ann Symons and they had three daughters, Mary Jane and Eliza being born in Liskeard, and Sophia Ann born in Launceston before they emigrated...

    Started by blueandwhite4_ever‎, 03-11-2005 4:32 PM
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  5. John Reed HAWKE / Mary LUCAS

    Having problems tracing back ancestors. I have John Reed HAWKE b 1807 St. Mellion, d Q4 1880 Liskeard = Mary LUCAS b 1802 st Dominick, M 29th May 1831 St. Dominick, d 25th Mar 1880 St. Dominick. I.G.I shows parents of John Reed as John HAWK (no E) & Eliz COOK 1841 census has a John HAWK aged 60...

    Started by Geoff1959‎, 08-05-2010 12:58 PM
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  6. Isaac Odgers

    Isaac Odgers was born January 18, 1885 in either Stithians or Perranwell. He may have a brother Joseph. I don.t know who his parents or grandparents were. That's what I'm trying to find out. He went to the U.S. arriving on board S.S. Cedric May 2, 1912. He went back to England alone and...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 26-08-2009 1:56 PM
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  7. Mollard - James and Maria

    As mentioned on one of my earlier threads, I assembled all my known or suspected details on the above Mollard's. Here goes: James Mollard James Mollard was born July 1 1821 in Germoe, Cornwall.. He was the son of John and Alice - nee Tyack. James was one of 8 or 9 children born between May 19,...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 31-08-2009 8:03 PM
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  8. Ball - Norman marriage

    One of my Ball family members - Hannah Marie Eustice Ball - married Arthur James Nornan in Glamorgan, Wales 4th quarter of 1909. Given her age at marriage - 26 - the only likely person I could find was on a census for Wales born in 1880 and just listed as Arthur. He waould have been approx. 29...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 22-09-2009 8:38 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 3:03 AM
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  10. Question Edward G DREW, Illogan Highway

    My g-g-grandfather is proving elusive after the 1861 census. He was born abt.1812 in Gwennap, and married Maria ?? who, according to the census info, was born in Norwich, Norfolk. I am having a lot of trouble finding out any more about them from over here in Australia. One son, Samuel DREW (my...

    Started by GeoffD‎, 25-06-2005 12:15 AM
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  11. LAITY - ANDREWARTHA - MOLLARD CONNECTIONS

    My 1st cousin 3X removed was John Mollard born 5 April 1844. He married Selina in St. Hilary, Cornwall. A month later a daughter, Deliah, was born 17 Dec. 1864. He, Selina and Deliah moved to Cleator, Cumberland and he was an Iron Ore Miner - previously a Tin Miner in Cornwall. Prior to the...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 28-01-2013 2:11 AM
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  12. Masters/Trays

    I'm trying to trace my ancestors from the eastern part of Cornwall and western Devonshire. The surnames are Masters and Trays. Any help would be appreciated. Cheers.

    Started by JimDeakin12‎, 05-06-2009 2:18 PM
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  13. John Golly married Mary Dinney 1847

    The couple named above are my 2nd great grandparents. While I don't have the marriage certificate as yet, I do know that they married in 2nd q. 1847 in St. Austell and in the 1851 census, they are living in Churchtown, Gorran with their 2 children Charles born 1848 and Mary A. born 1850. The ref....

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 20-09-2012 2:22 PM
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  14. Gwendoline Ball

    As previously noted on the post for "William John Golley" his spuse was Gwendoline Ball and they were married July 27 1916. She was my Grandmother. Here is what I know: Date of birth - July 20, 1891 Place of birth - Connor Downs, Cornwall Parents - John Ball & ? I suspect that there were...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 18-08-2009 2:06 PM
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  15. Does eiither Henry belong in my tree?

    I am fully aware that literacy was not a high requirement for Ag. Lab.'s and Miners in Cornwall in the early 19th century and as a result there are several variations of the Eustice/Eustace/Eustis surname What is also compounding my problem is the close proximity of parishes and the same given...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 15-10-2012 1:05 PM
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  16. Annie Downing Corin 1880 -1955

    Can anybody help with info. on this family, father Jacob 1841 1890 wife Bessie Taylor with Georgina, Emily and Annie poss. 1 other. Father Publican, Madron, Penzance. Later Funeral Dealer.

    Started by corin‎, 02-03-2010 6:31 PM
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  17. Walter Hillman born 1807 in Launceston,Cornw

    Hello everyone,please can anyone help me find out more about my 3rd Great Grandfather.He was bap 19/04/1807 in St Mary Magdalene i believe.I believe he married an ELIZABETH,as in the 1851 census he was living in STOKE DAMEREL with her.Their children were LEONALD abt 1844,JOHN WILLIAM abt...

    Started by debd‎, 10-11-2012 11:02 PM
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  18. Cornwall Parish Registers: Images online

    Hopefully this hasn't been posted before, but I have just noticed that Cornwall Parish Register Images have been recently added to Familysearch Pilot site Looks like most, if not all parishes are covered, although I'm not sure of the date coverage for each parish. and also a couple of Devon...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 12-08-2010 6:44 PM
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  19. Golley-Jury

    Joseph Golley married Elizabeth Jury on October 30, 1886 at the Redruth Register Office. Elizabeth was the daughter of a miner - John Jury - but I'm not sure of the spouse of John. The only Elizabeth I've located was on the FreeBMD for the 2nd quarter 1862 as being born in Truro. Vol. 5c page...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 13-09-2009 3:10 PM
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  20. opie and oppy

    Hi, just trying to find any descendats of james oppy born 1806 my great,great great grandfather.Also Henry Opie b.1827,my great great grandfather from stithians ,cornwall,uk. malcolm opie

    Started by janner‎, 13-04-2011 8:27 PM
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