Penzance St Paul, Cornwall Genealogy

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Guide to Penzance St Paul, Cornwall ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Penzance St Paul, Cornwall
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Penwith
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Penzance
Registration District Penzance
Records begin
Parish registers: 1866
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Penwith
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
Location of Archive
Cornwall Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Parish church in the town and chapelry of Penzance. Created 1867 from Penzance St Mary.

For more information see: Penzance.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Births, marriages and deaths were kept by the government from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is Free BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Penzance St Paul, Cornwall Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free[1]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[2]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[3]
Penzance St Paul, Cornwall Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1866-1911
1867-1900

FMP 1866-1871
FS PRs 1866-1881 1867-1934; 1878-1900 (banns)

Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 180

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Penzance St Paul in Genuki

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 3 December 2013.
  2. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 22 November 2013.
  3. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.