Devoran, Cornwall Genealogy

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Guide to Devoran, Cornwall family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

General overview


Civil Registration

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

Devoran, 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]
Devoran, Cornwall Genealogy Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1873-1912
FMP 1873-1881

Images of parish registers are available online at FamilySearch Images refer to Cornwall Record Office reference: P 49

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks (Genealogy)

The Devoran section of the OPC website contains many records.

Census records

Overview, Include any unique information such as, the census for X year was destroyed, Collection in FHL and link to catalog, Online sites.

Poor Law Unions

Truro 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 Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain


Devoran in GENUKI


  1. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 2 December 2013.
  2. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 22 November 2013.