The parish of
NEWLYN ST PETER
View from Newlyn towards Penzance
Contributed by Diane Donohue
The OPC (Genealogy) for Newlyn St Peter is
Donohue, who can be contacted by email.
Contact details for the church can be found by
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.
Please visit our online searchable database
(C-PROP) which is updated frequently and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish
coverage page is here.
For information, see the University of
Leicester's website of Historical Directories
For information regarding history,
population, etc., visit
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
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.
Paul & Madron
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:
Newlyn at School
1846-1946 ISBN 978 0 9567528 1 9 and
Newlyn at War
ISBN 978 0 9567528 0 2
(Both available from Newlyn Archive)
The Rosebud and Newlyn
Clearances by Michael Sagar-Fenton ISBN1 85022 183 9
Cornwall and the Coast
(Mousehole and Newlyn) by Joanna Mattingly ISBN
Homes and Households
in West Cornwall ISBN 978 09540249 5 6 Published by
Penwith Local History Group
(Covers several parishes within West Penwith)
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