Boconnoc, Cornwall Genealogy

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Parish History

Boconnoc is named after the Old Cornish for 'Dwelling place of Conoc' (Cornish: Boskennek). It is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Bochenod. At that time, it is recorded as having land for 8 ploughs but only one plough there with one slave. There were 2 villagers and 6 smallholders. The parish then consisted of 100 acres of woodland and 40 acres of pasture. For more information see GENUKI.

Neighboring Parishes

England Jurisdictions 1851 may be used to locate nearby parishes by clicking the "Options" tab and selecting "List contiguous parishes."

Bradoc, Cornwall Lanreath, Cornwall St Veep, Cornwall St Winnow, Cornwall

Resources

Civil Registraton

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 FreeBMD.

Church records

Records deposited cover 1709-1918, these registers are kept at the County Record Office, County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY.

The Family History Library has 1712-1839; parish register baptisms 1813-1918 and burials 1813-1998. Church records indexes: Parish register transcripts: baptisms 1709-1850 and burials 1712-1850; marriages 1712-1839.

Film numbers for Boconnoc can be found at FamilySearch. Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearchunder Records. Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P9.

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions

Liskeard Poor Law Union

Probate records 

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cornwall Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdiction by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:

Web sites

References

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