CORNWALL ONLINE PARISH CLERKS - helping bring the past alive


The parish of

HESSENFORD

created in 1834


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Hessenford is Fred Hancock, who can be contacted by Email.


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 alternative resources.

REGISTERS:

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

Some of the LDS films for Hessenford specify the parish as being St Germans, even after 1834. Researchers are advised to check our database for records for both parishes.

DIRECTORIES:

For information, see GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Directories website, which has many directories online to view for free.

OTHER:

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.

For information regarding History, Population, and much more, 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 Hessenford 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 Martin by Looe, Morval, Tideford, St Germans and Sheviock.