CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

ST GENNYS


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for St Gennys is Kathy Keyes, who can be contacted by Email.
 
For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council, please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

Information can be found at COCP - the Cornwall Online Census Project - which is complete for 1841 to 1891 and has been verified, FreeCen at Rootsweb, which has a very good search engine and information from COCP, as well as GenUKI, which has more reference information and alternate resources.

REGISTERS:

For Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently and GenUKI. The parish coverage page for C-PROP is here.

DIRECTORIES:

For information, see the University of Leicester's website of Historical Directories or GenUKI.

OTHER:

School Admissions:

  St Gennys School  

Settlement Papers:

  26 Apr 1790, William & Richard MEDLYN (& Luxulyan)  

Voters Lists:

  1. 1851/52 Voters' List for this parish.
  2. 1852/53
  3. 1856/57
  4. 1864/65

Wills:

A list of available Wills and Probate Documents. Copies of those marked as CRO can be ordered from here using the appropriate reference.  For those marked as NA enter the reference in the search box on this page and follow the onscreen instructions.

  13 Sep 1554, John WAYTE (St Gennys?) 15 Jan 1749, John BAKER
  26 May 1741, William FERRETT 9 Apr 1749, William ROBINGS

For information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.

MAPS:

For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit Cornwall Council’s mapping website. To see the Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab for Government Boundaries.

For maps and satellite images use Google Maps.

To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for St Gennys at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

St Juliot, Otterham, Jacobstow and Poundstock.

ONLINE BOOKS:

St Gennys is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume II by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page 86). Also downloadable as a pdf.