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Cornwall 

Published in 1800, White's Directory begins: "..."

 

Family History, Genealogy and Local History Research Information for Cornwall

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Location Cornwall is located at the southwestern tip of England, adjacent to Devon.
Population of Cornwall
1801 188,269

1811 216,667
1821 257,447
1831 300,938
1841 341,279
1851 355,558
1861 369,390
1871 358,356
1881 330,686
1891 322,571
1901 318,591
1911 328,098
1921 320,705
1931 317,968
1951 345,442
1961 342,301
1971 381,672
1981 418,631
1991 468,425

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Size of Cornwall in acres

(boundary changes)

1831 854,770

1841 854,770
1851 873,600
1861 873,600
1871 885,541
1881 863,665
1891 868,208
1901 886,384
1911 868,167
1921 868,167
1931 868,167
1951 868,167
1961 868,167
1971 880,319
1981 880,734
1991 880,828

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Directories covering Cornwall
1783 Bailey's Western & Midland Directory
1791 Universal British Directory
1805-07 Holden's Triennial Directory
1805-07 Holden's Triennial Directory
1805-07 Holden's Triennial Directory
1830 Pigot's Directory of Cornwall
1844 Pigot's Directory
1852-3 Slater's Directory
1856 Post Office Directory of Cornwall
1866 Directory of Redruth
1873 Post Office Cornwall Directory
1883 Kelly's Directory of Cornwall
1883 Lake's Trade & General Directory of Truro
1888 Lake's Trade & General Directory of Truro
1889 Kelly's Directory of Cornwall
1892 Post Office Directory of Falmouth
1893 Kelly's Directory of Devon & Cornwall
1895 Post Office Directory of Falmouth
1897 Kelly's Directory of Cornwall
1898 Post Office Directory of Falmouth
1902 Kelly's Directory of Devon & Cornwall
1902 Post Office Directory of Falmouth
1906 Kelly's Directory of Cornwall
1906 Post Office Directory of Falmouth
1909 Post Office Directory of Falmouth
1912 Lake's Falmouth Directory
1914 Kelly's Directory of Devon & Cornwall

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Alternatives  

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Resources for family history research in Cornwall
1710-74 Inland Revenue Board of Stamps Apprenticeship Records
1787-1854 Trinity House Petitions Index
1841 Census - Cornwall
1842 Children's Employment Commission Report Part Two
1851 Census - Cornwall
1861 Census - Cornwall
1871 Census - Cornwall
1873 Return of Owners of Land
1881 Census - Cornwall
1891 Census - Cornwall
1895 Mackenzie's Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales
1901 Census - Cornwall
  Birth and Baptism Records
  Burial Records
  Marriage Records

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Transcriptions

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Inland Revenue Board of Stamps Apprenticeship Records
1710 - 1719  
1720 - 1729  
1730 - 1739 Order a search of Apprentice records
1740 - 1749 for an ancestor's name
1750 - 1759  
1760 - 1774  
1710 - 1774 Whole period  
 
Census Returns      
1841   Order a census search Order a transcription of family household where reference given

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1851  
1861  
1871  
1881  
1891  
1901  
 
Cornwall Resources      
1873 Landowners Order a transcription of entries for an ancestor's name  

  

   
 
Cornwall Directories      
1783 Bailey's Order a transcription of entries for an ancestor's name Order a transcription of a village Order a transcription of a town
1791 Universal
1830 Pigot's
1844 Pigot's
1852-3 Slater's
1856 Post Office
1873 Post Office
1883 Kelly's
1889 Kelly's
1893 Kelly's
1897 Kelly's
1902 Kelly's
1906 Kelly's
1914 Kelly's
     
Cornish Town Directories

 

 

 

Falmouth    
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1892 Post Office    
1895 Post Office    
1898 Post Office   
1902 Post Office   
1906 Post Office    
1912 Lake's  
Penryn  
1805-7 Holden's Penryn entry

 

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Redruth  
1866 Directory  
Truro  
1805-7 Holden's Truro entry

 

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1883 Lake's  
1888 Lake's  
 
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials Transcription of entries for an ancestor's name

Transcription of a village

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Village Profile

 

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Parishes, Towns and Places
Is it in Cornwall

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A
Advent
Altarnun
Anthony In Meneage
Antony

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B
Baldhu
Blisland
Boconnoc
Bodmin
Bolventor
Boscastle
Botus Fleming
Boyton
Bradock
Breage
Broadoak
Bude
Bude Haven
Budock

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C
Callington
Calstock
Camborne
Camelford
Canworthy Water
Carbis Bay
Cardinham
Carharrack
Carnmenellis
Cawsand
Chacewater
Charlestown
Colan
Constantine
Cornelly
Crantock
Creed
Crowan
Cubert
Cuby With Tregony
Cury

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D
Davidstow
Devoran
Duloe

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E
East Looe
East Newlyn
Egloshayle
Egloskerry

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F
Falmouth
Feock
Flushing
Forrabury
Fowey

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G
Germoe
Gerrans
Gloskerry
Godolphin
Golant
Gorran
Grade
Grampound
Gulval
Gunwalloe
Gwennap
Gwinear
Gwithian

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H
Halsetown
Hayle
Helland
Helston
Herodsfoot
Hessenford

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I
Illogan
Isles of Scilly

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J
Jacobstow

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K
Kea
Kenwyn
Kilkhampton

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L
Ladock
Lamorran
Landewednack
Landrake
Landulph
Laneast
Lanhydrock
Lanivet
Lanlivery
Lannarth
Lanner
Lanreath
Lansallos
Lanteglos By Camelford
Lanteglos By Fowey
Launcells
Launceston
Lawhitton
Lelant
Lesnewth
Lewannick
Lezant
Linkinhorne
Liskeard
Little Petherick
Looe
Lostwithiel
Ludgvan
Luxulyan

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M
Mabe
Madron
Maker
Manaccan
Marazion
Marhamchurch
Mawgan In Meneage
Mawgan In Pydar
Mawnan
Menheniot
Merther
Mevagissey
Michaelstow
Millbrook
Minster
Mithian
Morvah
Morval
Morwenstow
Mount Hawke
Mullion
Mylor
Mylor Bridge

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N
Newlyn By Penzance
Newlyn East
Newquay
North Hill
North Petherwin
North Tamerton
Northill

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O
Otterham

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P
Padstow
Par
Paul
Pelynt
Pencoys
Pendeen
Penponds
Penryn
Penwerris
Penzance
Perranarworthal
Perranuthnoe
Perranzabuloe
Phillack
Philleigh
Pillaton
Polperro
Porthleven
Port Isaac
Port Scatha
Poughill
Poundstock
Probus

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Q
Quethiock

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R
Rame By Plymouth
Redruth
Roche
Ruan Lanihorne
Ruan Major
Ruan Minor

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S
Saint Agnes Near Truro
Saint Allen
Saint Anthony In Meneage
Saint Anthony In Roseland
Saint Austell
Saint Blazey
Saint Breoch
Saint Breward
Saint Buryan
Saint Cleer
Saint Clement
Saint Clether
Saint Columb Major
Saint Columb Minor
Saint Day
Saint Dennis
Saint Dominick
Saint Endellion
Saint Enoder
Saint Erme
Saint Erth
Saint Ervan
Saint Eval
Saint Gennys
Saint Germans
Saint Gerrans
Saint Giles in the Heath
Saint Gluvias
Saint Hilary
Saint Issey
Saint Ive
Saint Ives
Saint John
Saint Juliot
Saint Just In Penwith
Saint Just In Roseland
Saint Keverne
Saint Kew
Saint Keyne
Saint Levan
Saint Mabyn
Saint Martin In Meneage
Saint Martin On Looe Bay
Saint Marys Scilly
Saint Mawes
Saint Mellion
Saint Merryn
Saint Mewan
Saint Michael Carhayes
Saint Michael Penkivel
Saint Michael's Mount
Saint Minver
Saint Neot
Saint Pinnock
Saint Sampson
Saint Stephen In Brannel
Saint Stephens By Launceston
Saint Stephens By Saltash
Saint Teath
Saint Thomas by Launceston
Saint Tudy
Saint Veep
Saint Wenn
Saint Winnow
Saint Winnow With Saint Nighton
Saltash
Sancreed
Scilly Islands Parish
Sennen
Sheviock
Sithney
South Hill
South Petherwin
Stratton
Stithians
Stoke Climsland

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T
Talland
Temple
Tideford
Tintagel
Torpoint
Towednack
Treleigh
Tremaine
Treneglos
Treslothan
Tresmeer
Trevalga
Treverbyn
Trewen
Truro
Tuckingmill
Tywardreath

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U
Uny Lelant

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V
Veryan
Virginstow

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W
Wadebridge
Warbstow
Warleggon
Week Saint Mary
Wendron
Werrington
West Bridgerule
West Looe
Whitstone
Withiel

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Z
Zennor

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