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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
HESSENFORD, a '''village '''and a '''chapelry '''in St. GerMans parish, Cornwall. The village stands in a deep wooded bottom, on the river Seaton, 3 miles W of St. Germans r. station.<ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson's [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=24488&amp;amp;st=hessenford ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref>
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HESSENFORD, a '''village '''and a '''chapelry '''in St. GerMans parish, Cornwall. The village stands in a deep wooded bottom, on the river Seaton, 3 miles W of St. Germans r. station.<ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson's [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=24488  ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref>  
  
 
Hessenford (Cornish: Rys an Gwraghes) St Mary is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1834 from&nbsp;[[St Germans, Corwall]] Ancient Parish. <br>  
 
Hessenford (Cornish: Rys an Gwraghes) St Mary is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1834 from&nbsp;[[St Germans, Corwall]] Ancient Parish. <br>  
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
 
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
  
Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P86<br>
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Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P86<br>  
  
 
==== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Cornwall Online Parish Clerks  ====
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The Parish Church of Saint Anne, Hessenford. Cornwall.jpg

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HESSENFORD, a village and a chapelry in St. GerMans parish, Cornwall. The village stands in a deep wooded bottom, on the river Seaton, 3 miles W of St. Germans r. station.[1]

Hessenford (Cornish: Rys an Gwraghes) St Mary is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1834 from St Germans, Corwall Ancient Parish.

The church was built by local subscription with labour, material and financial contributions and was dedicated on the 26th September 1833, at that it time was a district chapel of Saint Germans parish, the perpetual curate being appointed by the vicar of Saint Germans however, Hessenford became a parish in its own right by "Order in Council" in 1852. The lych gates were a gift and built in 1905, the original gates being used for the entrance to the church yard.



Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Hessenford, Cornwall Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

COPC = Cornwall Online Parish Clerks - free[2]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[3][4]
FREG = FreeREG - free[5]
FS PRs = England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010 (FamilySearch) - free[6]
Hessenford, Cornwall Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
COPC 1834-1911
1852-1867, 1902-1913
1834-1938
FMP 1834-1838 1835-1836
FREG 1834-1852
1852-1905
1981-1992
FS PRs 1852-1905 1981-1992

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Images of parish registers are available online in historic records (formerly Record Search) Images refer to Cornwall County Record Office reference: P86

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

An extremely useful resource is the Cornwall Online Parish Clerks page for the parish http://www.cornwall-opc.org/Par_new/h_k/hessenford.php

Non Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

St Germans Poor Law Union

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cornwall Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
  2. 'Coverage by Parish,' Cornwall Online Parish Clerks, accessed 2 December 2013.
  3. 'Cornwall Baptisms', Find My Past, accessed 22 November 2013.
  4. 'Cornwall Burials', Find My Past, accessed 25 November 2013.
  5. Cornwall Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 November 2013.
  6. 'England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010', FamilySearch, accessed 26 November 2013.