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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. "St Ives baptism lookup abt 1817"

    Looking for Francis Hingstons, St Ives, and surrounds? PLease |help| Kate

    Started by Kate Allan‎, 16-04-2008 6:09 AM
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  2. 'Missing' Cornwall registers now back on FS

    As many of you with Cornish ancestors know, when the new FamilySearch site was in its beta or pilot stage they provided images of many old parish registers from Cornwall which were subsequently removed. Over the past year, some new register images have been added, but far fewer than before, and...

    Started by CanadianCousin‎, 06-01-2012 2:47 PM
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  3. 1851 census - Truro

    Regular viewers of the Cornwall forum will know that Samuel Treganza and his wife Jane are a thorn in my genealogical side! Would someone with local knowledge please look at the 1851 census HO107 piece 1910 folio 221 page 9 - Goodwives Lane, Truro and see if they can decipher Jane's place of...

    Started by Barbara Wilkinson‎, 28-09-2008 5:50 PM
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  4. Talking 1851 census lookup Lavinia Eathorne

    Could someone please look up for me Lavinia Eathorne born about 1823 in Camborne and probably living in Camborne in 1851. Other members of the household should be Julia born 1846, William born 1850, and hopefully her so far unknown and elusive husband. thanks. Mick

    Started by mick‎, 24-09-2005 10:05 PM
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  5. 1851 Census St Teath, Camelford

    Hi, Would some generous soul with the time mind checking the 1851 Census for a TREMAIN family, Robert (age abt 60) and Catherine (age abt 60). In the 1841 Census they were recorded at 'Knights Mill' with sons Thomas, Richard, Michael and William. Thanks, Alan

    Started by Alan Nancarrow‎, 28-02-2005 11:37 PM
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  6. 1851 or 41 Census

    Could any one help me locate William Hancock and his wife on the 1851 or 41 census. His wifes name was Elizabeth Cannon and first child was born abt 1838. All 8 children were born in Gwenap near Redruth. Elizabeth was bn abt 1817 in St Austel. In the 1861 census for Garland, St Day, Cornwall she is...

    Started by McGrathRG‎, 14-08-2005 8:53 AM
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  7. 1861 Census - Falmouth

    Looking for ELIZABETH MINTO widow, aged approx 71 in 1861. (Ancestry has an Elizabeth MINTA in 1861 - but my subscription has run out ..... Elizabeth was living with her daughter and son-in-law (Francis and Ann Dinnis) in Killigrew Street, Falmouth in 1851, and by 1871 was living alone at 197...

    Started by Barbara Wilkinson‎, 21-07-2005 11:23 AM
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  8. Question 1871 census lokup

    could anyone tell me where in cornwall is luggan thankyou

    Started by lyndy‎, 22-03-2005 4:29 PM
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    20-08-2005, 11:39 PM Go to last post
  9. 1891 census Launceston - Graham-white

    Hello Folks, I just discovered that one of my gf's brothers-in-law probably came from Cornwall. Could somebody please look in the 1891 census of Launceston for the 35-year-old solicitor George Graham White. George was born in Launceston and was possibly recorded as George White - as he is...

    Started by JustinL‎, 11-04-2005 12:33 PM
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  10. Question 1891 Census Redruth

    I have found my great grandfather ORLANDO JOHN BOWDEN on a transcript of the 1891 Census living at 82 South Turnpike, Redruth. Unfortunately, the person who transcribed the census indicates that it is damaged or unreadable in parts, and has quessed that he is living with his wife(?) ROSINA and son...

    Started by Barbara Wilkinson‎, 26-02-2005 10:49 PM
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    27-02-2005, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  11. 4X Gt.-Grandparents and their children - help

    With such a common name - Thomas Ball - it is not surprising that I can find so many 'possibles' on familysearch that I just don't know which Thomas Ball is mine. My suspicion is that he was from Cornwall and lived most of his life in St. Keverne where he was a labourer. The 1st sighting of...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 24-05-2012 1:08 PM
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  12. A "Filation Order" - please explain

    This is more a General Query than a specific query relating to Ann Ball - otherwise I would have incorparated into that thread. Googling the meaning of the term, it would appear to relate to a Removal Order. Here are the details from QS 1/11/17-18 @ Truro 12 April 1825: Child: M - When born...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 25-07-2012 8:32 PM
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  13. A boy surnamed "Toy" @ Weston School, Weston

    What can anyone tell me about this school in Somerset? A very distant relative was there as a scholar in 1871. He was 15. He was from Helston in Cornwall. His father - a widower - died in 1865-6, however appeared to be well off so it would appear to be a private/boarding school for boys. ...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 21-02-2011 10:05 PM
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  14. A Brickwall

    I have been trying to locate my gg-grandmother's birth for some time now, having been in and out of the too hard basket many times. I'm hoping someone out there can help. This is what I know. Her name is Elizabeth Ann Tippett. The earliest I have located her is in the 1861 Census, where she...

    Started by Alan Nancarrow‎, 26-03-2005 5:25 AM
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  15. A Geography question

    I have 2 Isaac Odgers born in March quarter 1885. One was born in Stithians and one in Redruth. Can someone tell me how close Stithians is to Redruth? Thanks Colin

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 27-09-2009 12:33 PM
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  16. A Hotel in 1881

    The 1881 census shows my G-grandmother working as a sevant under the turelage of her 'aunt' . The location was 60 Chapel Street,{Madron] Penzance, Cornwall. Iy would appear to ne a large hotel as that census lists 27 people there aged 17-48 years and I belive all were employees of some sort. ...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 01-09-2009 2:02 AM
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  17. A house named Caradon

    Dear Forum members In amongst a few family photographs that recently came to light is this photo of a house called Caradon . It is almost certainly connected to my Copplestone side of the family and I believe is somewhere in Cornwall. I know it's a bit of a long shot but does anyone know...

    Started by BrianH‎, 04-12-2012 9:36 PM
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  18. A must have book for St Ives researchers

    Anyone who is researching the St Ives area of Cornwall,for people,shipping,and local history,should definately have a look at this book. Prisoners of war in France Being the adventures of John Tregerthen Short and Thomas Williams of St Ives Cornwall,1804 1814. The second half of this book...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 16-11-2008 11:20 PM
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  19. A Pub. in St. Just in Penwith?

    I have a very distant relative by marriage, who was buried in St. Just in Penwith on 8 April 1902. Her residence was according to the OPC site "The Labour in Vain". She was 82 when she died. If this was a Pub. can anyone tell me who the landlord was? Thanks

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 03-11-2011 9:44 PM
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  20. A question about a marriage - 1851

    A man by the name of George Knight married in 1851. Sadly he died in 1857. Before he died he fathered 2 children. A few years after his death, his widow married again and that is my connection to him According to freeBMD a George Knight married an Ann BENNY in the Truro R.D. in the Oct-Dec.q....

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 23-11-2012 10:25 PM
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