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is an ancient Cornish parish, located in the Hundred of Penwith,
just northwest of Penzance.
In 1801, the population stood at 1,564. By 1851, it was 2,539 and currently it is just over 4,000.
Geographically, the parish is divided into two parts. Until 1835, the larger contained the mother church of Penzance.
Information can be found at COCP (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.
For a transcription of a marriage settlement between Thomas BOLITHO (concerning his daughter, Elizabeth) of this parish and John BORLASE of Helston, dated 13 March 1791, click here.
Photographs of the gravestones of Thomas Robins BOLITHO and Mary & John ROWE, are available here.
|7 Sep 1784, Jenefer Ann CALENSE & son (& Probus)|
For information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.
For a Parish Locator map, please click here. Madron can be located at coordinates B - 2.
For further map information, please visit GenUKI (Genealogy - United Kingdom & Ireland).
|The Parish Church
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