Cornwall Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  





England—Cornwall

Explore research in Cornwall.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Cornwall research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Cornwall ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Cornwall.
    FS Wiki: Cornwall England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Cornwall research.






Goal 2: Learn about Cornwall archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Cornwall archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Cornwall archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Cornwall Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Cornwall site.
  3. Search for free online books on Cornwall research on the FamilySearch site.






Goal 3: Learn about Cornwall civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Cornwall civil registration.

  1. Explore Cornwall civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Cornwall registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Cornwall census records.

  1. Learn about Cornwall Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Cornwall census records on the Gen UKI site.



Goal 4: Learn about Cornwall church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Cornwall church records.

  1. Get an overview of Cornwall church records in this article.
    FS—Cornwall Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Cornwall site.
  3. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Cornwall.

B. Explore Cornwall cemetery records.

  1. Explore Cornwall cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  3. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Cornwall probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Cornwall probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Cornwall probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Cornwall Probate Records
  2. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Cornwall site.
  3. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.



Goal 6: Learn about Cornwall maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Cornwall maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Cornwall maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Cornwall Probate Records
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Cornwall maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Cornwall site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.






Goal 7: Learn about Cornwall newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Cornwall newspapers.

  1. Learn about Cornwall newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Cornwall Probate Records
  2. Search Cornwall newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  3. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Cornwall site.



Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Cornwall research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 9: Search records from Cornwall.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.



Goal 10: Get help with your Cornwall research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Cornwall OPCs Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Family History in Suffolk and Cornwall page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Cornwall research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Cornwall research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Cornwall research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Cornwall research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Cornwall genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Cornwall in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Cornwall Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Cornwall site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.