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The parish of
ST STEPHEN IN BRANNEL
St Stephen in Brannel is located near St. Austell, St. Mewan, and Luxulyan. Once a centre of mining, it is now mainly agricultural.
Information can be found at COCP (the Cornwall Online Census Project), 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 Parish Register information and other resources for St Stephen in Brannel, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP), which is updated frequently. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.
Many such documents also name local J.P.s, Churchwardens and / or Overseers of the Poor.
Indentures and Other Legal Documents:
Photographs & Maps:
Many photographs are held by the Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum (and copies by the China Clay History Society), not only those related to that industry. John Evans has offered to search them for any of specific families and locations, and electronic copies would be supplied free of charge. Two examples are given below (click thumbnails to enlarge).
A large number of old O.S. Maps of many areas of Cornwall (various scales) are also available, the index is here. For the maps, please keep to the Crown Copyright as explained on the Ordnance Survey website.
For further information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI.
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 Stephen in Brannel 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.