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Introduction please read

Local Information

Census 

On line census records can be found by clicking above

Church Records

The Cornwall Record Office agreed to the photographing of the parish registers by the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Some of these photos have been transcribed and placed on a web site by the LDS for the use of the general public. Each parish has been given a series of Batch Numbers and Hugh Wallis has created a web site which allows you to do a speedy search of these records for any one name which appears on the register in that particular time frame.

Click on one of the blue batch numbers below and you will be taken to Hugh's site, then click on the corresponding number and when the page opens enter a surname. Make sure you check all numbers as some contain entries from the Bishops Transcripts. On marriages if you know the spouses name enter that as well. 

The World Methodist Society also agreed to their records being photographed and again some have been transcribed and placed on the LDS site. I have listed the following from the Redruth Circuit:

The Cornwall Record Office (CRO) also holds the following records:

The CRO also holds Non-Conformist records for the years 1817 - 1837.

We shall be working to transcribe any records which are not presently on the LDS site and will place them on this site as well as submitting them for inclusion on the LDS site. We will start with the Burial Records.

Redruth War Memorial

Taxes & Rolls

Miners Muster Roll 1500

Protestation Return 1641

All males aged 18 and above were required to pledge their allegiance to the Church of England.  Lists were compiled consisting of the signatures or marks of those who did so, as well as the names of those who refused to sign.

Churches & Chaples

Directories

Digital Library of Directories

 You will find Redruth Directories by using the word Redruth in the search engine. 

Newspaper Archive

Mines & Miners

Redruth Links

Cornwall On-Line Parish Clerks

The authors of original work on this site give permission to copy and use this information on the following conditions.

 1 It will not be used for profit.
 2. The source will be credited.
Copyright 2005.  All rights reserved.
Revised: November 08, 2005 .