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The parish of

NEWLYN ST PETER

Newlyn St Peter
View from Newlyn towards Penzance
Contributed by Diane Donohue


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

OPC
 
 The OPC (Genealogy) for Newlyn St Peter is Diane Donohue, who can be contacted by email.
 
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.
 
 
 
 


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

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.

REGISTERS:

Please visit our online searchable database (C-PROP) which is updated frequently and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

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

OTHER:

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 Newlyn at http://maps.google.co.uk/ (but don't confuse it with Newlyn East), then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

Paul & Madron

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. The History of Mount's Bay, comprising Saint Michael's Mount, Marazion, Penzance, Newlyn, Mousehole, &c. &c., published in 1820 by J. Thomas

OTHER RECOMMENDED READING:

  1. Newlyn at School 1846-1946 ISBN 978 0 9567528 1 9 and
  2. Newlyn at War ISBN 978 0 9567528 0 2
    (Both available from Newlyn Archive)
  3. The Rosebud and Newlyn Clearances by Michael Sagar-Fenton ISBN1 85022 183 9
  4. Cornwall and the Coast (Mousehole and Newlyn) by Joanna Mattingly ISBN 978-1-86077-469-8
  5. Homes and Households in West Cornwall  ISBN 978 09540249 5 6 Published by Penwith Local History Group
    (Covers several parishes within West Penwith)
St Peters Newlyn St Peters Newlyn
The Parish Church
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