Tideford, Cornwall Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 21:51, 3 April 2013 by Dwillmore (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

England Gotoarrow.png Cornwall Gotoarrow.png Cornwall Parishes

Parish History

TIDEFORD, a chapelry in St. Germans parish, Cornwall; 1 mile NNE of St. Germans r. station. It was constituted in 1852.[1]

Tideford St Luke is a Chapelry in the St. Gemans Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1847 from St Germans, Corwall Ancient Parish.

The small Wesleyan Methodist chapel was built in 1838 and there was also a Reformed Methodist chapel.

There was also once a Society of Friends (Quakers) chapel in Tideford, with a cemetery attached.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, 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

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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

The Genealogical Society of Utah has no microfilm for records of this parish.It is believed that the records are still held in the parish and have not been deposited with Cornwall Record Office.

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/t_z/tideford.php


Non Conformist Churches

Census records

a.

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

St Germans 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References

  1. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales