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Lynch Gate & Coffin stand Gwennap Church

 

The LDS site  http://familysearch.org;  has the original images for the burial records for Gwennap 1658 -1900at "Discover Your Family History".                  

 Click on  the SEARCH icon, which will take you to the search page at  https://familysearch.org/search,

There will appear a graphic map of the world, at the bottom of which is the instruction

Browse all published collections

1. Select 'United Kingdom and Ireland'

2. Select 'Cornwall Parish Registers 1538-2010'.

    This will bring up a list of parishes in alphabetical order.  [St.  parishes are under S.]

3. Select Gwennap.

4. A list of films for Gwennap will appear. Choose the record you want to view and click on it.

5. It will open with image No. 1.

 

You can find images a single page at a time by using the arrow, or move forward several pages by writing a number in "image xx of xx images" & then pressing the return key. Remember that there are two pages to every single image! This new "Family Search" replaces the old  Batch No. search of transcriptions. Searching the images will give a more accurate result, or confirm an assumption.

You can purchase a booklet from the Benefice of Gwennap & Stithians that records all the memorial inscriptions on headstones in Gwennap churchyard. This  was compiled in the late 1980's and often includes names, date of death, age of death, grave number and relations (father, mother, husband, wife, children) if available. A plan of the churchyard is included. The cost is 9 which includes postage and packaging. The email  vicar@stythian.org. to request the book.

 

The MI's at St Day Road Cemetery, Redruth are available online at:- 

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~chrisu/cornwall/cemetery%20index/redruth_st_day_rd.htm

Many residents of  Gwennap parish are buried at this Municipal Cemetery, especially if they were of the non-conformist persuasion as

Interesting article her on how to search at Burial Grounds  By Mike Kiernan

  Below are the  Burial records for Gwennap from the transcriptions of  W L BAWDEN

 

1570 - 1661  Burials, Wills, Admonitions & Bonds

 

 

1720

 

1721 

1722 

1723  

1724

1725

 

1726 to 1730

 

1731 to 1736 1736 to 1740

  1741 to 1745  

  1746 to 1750 

  1751 to 1755  

 

  1756 to 1760 

 

 1761 to1765 

 1766 to 1770 

  1771 to 1775 1776 to 1780 1781 to 1785

 

1786 to 1790

 

1791 to 1795

1796 to 1800

  1801 to 1805

1806 to 1810

1811
 

1812

 

1813

1814

1815

1816

1817

 

1818

 

1819

1820

1821

1822

1823

 

1824

 

1825

1826

1827 1828 1829
 

1830

 

1831 1832

1833

1834 1835
 

1836

 

 

1837

 

 

1838

 

1839 1840 1841
 

1842

 

1843 1844

1845

1846 1847
 

1848

 

1849 1850 1851 1852 1853
 

1854

 

1855 1856 1857 1858 1859
 

1860

 

         

 

Gwennap Parishioners Buried in Redruth  1816 - 1823

Cornwall Mining Villages Burials have an index which includes Gwennap at:

http://cornwallminingvillagechurchyards.net/gwennap-burials

You can also  search for:  

St Day Burial Records

Lanner Burial Records

Stithians Burial Records

 

 

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Revised: October 14, 2016 .