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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''St Michael Penkevil, Cornwall ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
MICHAEL, ST., PENKEVIL, a '''parish''', in the union of Truro, W. division of the hundred of Powder and of the county of Cornwall, 5 miles (W. S. W.) from Tregoney. St Michael Penkevil ( or Penkivil) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51146#s14 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 298-301. Date accessed: 25 March 2013.</ref><br>
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Cornwall
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| Hundred = Powder
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| Poor Law Union = Truro
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| Registration District = Truro
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| PRbegin = 1546
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| BTbegin = 1597
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Exeter
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| Rural Deanery = Powder
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Cornwall Record Office]]
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Other places in the parish include: Motherlane. <br>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
The church is close to Tregothnan&nbsp; in a wooded setting: it was built in the 13th and 14th centuries and well restored by G. E. Street in 1862. There are some fine monuments to members of the notable local family of Boscawen.. The church contains the brass of John Trembras, rector of the parish, d. 1515, and others of John Trenowyth, 1498, Marie Coffin, née Boscawen, 1622, John Boscawen, d. 1564, engraved 1634<br>  
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MICHAEL, ST., PENKEVIL, a '''parish''', in the union of Truro, W. division of the hundred of Powder and of the county of Cornwall, 5 miles (W. S. W.) from Tregoney. St Michael Penkevil ( or Penkivil) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51146#s14 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 298-301. Date accessed: 25 March 2013.</ref>  
  
== Resources  ==
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Other places in the parish include: Motherlane.
  
=== Civil Registration  ===
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The church is close to Tregothnan&nbsp; in a wooded setting: it was built in the 13th and 14th centuries and well restored by G. E. Street in 1862. There are some fine monuments to members of the notable local family of Boscawen.. The church contains the brass of John Trembras, rector of the parish, d. 1515, and others of John Trenowyth, 1498, Marie Coffin, née Boscawen, 1622, John Boscawen, d. 1564, engraved 1634
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=== Resources  ===
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==== 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 [[Free BMD]].  
 
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]].  
  
<br>
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==== Church records  ====
 
 
=== Church records  ===
 
  
&nbsp;Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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St Michael Penkevil parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P 150<br>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
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=== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks ===
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An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/l_m/michael_penkevil_st.php
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
  
The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Penkevil .<br>
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Records are also available at the [https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/community-and-living/records-archives-and-cornish-studies/cornwall-record-office/ Cornwall Record Office].
  
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==== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
<br>
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An extremely useful resource is the [http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/l_m/michael_penkevil_st.php Cornwall Online Parish Clerks] page for the parish.&nbsp;
  
=== Census records  ===
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The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Penkevil.
  
a. {{British Census|241270}}
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==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|241270}}
  
 
[[Cornwall Online Census Project]]  
 
[[Cornwall Online Census Project]]  
  
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
 
[[Truro Poor Law Union]]
 
  
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[[Truro Poor Law Union]] =
  
=== Probate records  ===
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==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [county] Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
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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  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
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There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable websites are:  
  
 
*[[England Jurisdictions 1851]]  
 
*[[England Jurisdictions 1851]]  
 
*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.<br>
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St Michael Penkevil in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/Cornwall/StMichaelPenkivel/index.html GENUKI]
  
 
http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2232.htm for images of the church http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2933.htm<br>  
 
http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2232.htm for images of the church http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2933.htm<br>  
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Revision as of 16:40, 23 April 2019

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

St Michael Penkevil, Cornwall
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Powder
County Cornwall
Poor Law Union Truro
Registration District Truro
Records begin
Parish registers: 1546
Bishop's Transcripts: 1597
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Powder
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]

MICHAEL, ST., PENKEVIL, a parish, in the union of Truro, W. division of the hundred of Powder and of the county of Cornwall, 5 miles (W. S. W.) from Tregoney. St Michael Penkevil ( or Penkivil) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.[1]

Other places in the parish include: Motherlane.

The church is close to Tregothnan  in a wooded setting: it was built in the 13th and 14th centuries and well restored by G. E. Street in 1862. There are some fine monuments to members of the notable local family of Boscawen.. The church contains the brass of John Trembras, rector of the parish, d. 1515, and others of John Trenowyth, 1498, Marie Coffin, née Boscawen, 1622, John Boscawen, d. 1564, engraved 1634

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]

St Michael Penkevil parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Mar = England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
OPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerk - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Cornwall Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
TGEN = Cornwall Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
St Michael Penkevil Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-2010
1538-2010
1538-2010
FS Mar

1660-1912


FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
OPC 1538-1911
1538-1910
1538-1911
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1916
1538-1839
1538-1928
TGEN 1540-1800s
1537-1800s


BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Cornwall Record Office.

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

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

The history, registers and much more have been contributed by the Online Parish clerk for Penkevil.

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Cornwall Online Census Project

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Truro Poor Law Union =

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

St Michael Penkevil in GENUKI

http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2232.htm for images of the church http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/photos/img2933.htm

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 298-301. Date accessed: 25 March 2013.
  2. Searching Parish Records online (Cornwall) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk