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14 97 ADVERTISING
by Cornish Terrier
Jun 2, 2020 4:28:10 GMT -5
No New Posts Welcome New members

Introduce yourself to the board...

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357 2,145 Hi from a newbie in Cornwall
by nosynora23
Oct 21, 2020 7:08:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Surname Interests - 1 Viewing

New members please place your general surname interests here. (But place specific queries in the "Queries" section)

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343 3,060 Wearne/Cowling/Courtis/Skinner/Thomas/Andrew
by Cornish Terrier
Sept 5, 2020 6:49:09 GMT -5

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33 164 Sorting Posts
by sue
Aug 22, 2020 5:41:35 GMT -5
No New Posts Queries

Newbies: If you would like help with specific Penwith individuals or families, please post here and we will see if our resident experts can help...

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356 3,590 Furze / Furse / Purse and related
by zibetha
Oct 26, 2020 3:48:03 GMT -5
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If you are able to do any lookups in Cornish related records, post it here...

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27 407 Skewes/Skues etc.
by tolencat84
Nov 19, 2018 9:35:28 GMT -5
No New Posts How To...

Questions about Cornish records? Advice or tidbits? Post them here!

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50 369 cornish book
by zibetha
Apr 12, 2018 12:11:31 GMT -5

General Discussion

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No New Posts Cornish Resources

General discussion of Cornish genealogical resources and their uses...

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78 443 Cornwall Record Office
by londoner
Sept 15, 2020 12:04:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Kerrier et al...

A board for discussing Kerrier and other parts of Cornwall into which some Penwith families migrated...

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19 173 Bastian of Breage
by spikeharwood
Aug 1, 2020 2:43:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Non-Cornish Records Discussion - 1 Viewing

A board for discussion of records found outside of Cornwall (England, Europe, US, Australia, etc.) in which Cornish immigrants may be found...

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89 561 Possible German miners
by malphillips1
May 28, 2019 5:04:42 GMT -5
No New Posts The Cornish Language - 2 Viewing

A place to discuss all aspects of the Cornish language, including meanings of surnames...

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27 260 Boanko, Bosanco, Bosancoe, Bosanchoe, Bossanco
by cheran
Jul 10, 2019 20:44:15 GMT -5
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Here you can list links of interest to Cornish Genealogy, History and Culture...

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60 172 Map of Parishes In Cornwall
by Cornish Terrier
Dec 6, 2019 23:44:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Chy-an-coweth

"The Friend House" - A place to discuss any topic you wish ! It does not have to be Cornwall- or genealogy-related...

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250 1,685 DNA Testing
by zibetha
Sept 28, 2020 3:24:27 GMT -5

The Parishes

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No New Posts St. Buryan Burrowings

Discuss topics relating to the parish of St. Buryan and its families...

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30 413 Christopher Davies- St Buryan- Harvey
by suksel
Feb 21, 2020 17:38:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Camborne Counting

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31 272 Treslothan/Camborne
by Cornish Terrier
Jun 1, 2020 10:42:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Crowan Connections

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44 548 Lost LOBBs from Crowan circa 1760
by Cornish Terrier
Oct 27, 2020 16:23:01 GMT -5
No New Posts St. Erth Un-earthings

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34 429 William Nicholas Marriage
by Cornish Terrier
Mar 10, 2019 4:05:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Gulval Gleaning

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24 151 Geer
by rogerC41
Jun 7, 2019 14:29:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Gwithian Gathering

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12 75 Seth Dunn born Gwinear or Crowan?
by Cornish Terrier
Aug 16, 2018 19:59:13 GMT -5
No New Posts St. Hilary Hunting

Discuss topics relating to the parish of St. Hilary (includes Marazion) and its families...

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23 214 Honour Pearce and Anthony Perrow
by debsmarie
Jun 15, 2018 15:21:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Illogan Inquiries

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37 190 The Saundrye Family of Illogan
by saundryandrea67
Jul 23, 2019 7:36:53 GMT -5
No New Posts St. Ives Investigations

Discuss topics relating to the parish of St. Ives and its families...

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106 1,458 John Trewinnard of St Ives and Ursula Gerveys (Gerveis)
by morvath
Aug 16, 2020 15:55:18 GMT -5
No New Posts St. Just Journeying

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88 802 Grenfell/Grenville/Glanvill linked?
by zibetha
Mar 11, 2020 1:23:20 GMT -5
No New Posts Lelant Leanings

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55 388 Newtons of Canonstown
by Cornish Terrier
Feb 12, 2020 17:15:33 GMT -5
No New Posts St. Levan Levying

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11 119 Glasson wills
by Cornish Terrier
Oct 20, 2018 5:41:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Ludgvan Lookups

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Ludgvan and its families...

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32 434 Hannibal Curnow & Alice Rowe
by Cornish Terrier
Jun 4, 2019 7:56:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Madron Musings

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Madron (includes Penzance) and its families...

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45 422 Shakerley
by trencrom
Apr 23, 2020 4:01:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Morvah Meanderings

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19 121 Osborne of Morvah and Zennor, mid to late 1600s
by cross1
May 17, 2019 17:47:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Paul Perusals

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Paul (also Newlyn West) and its families...

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30 302 Newlyn Men
by jacob
Oct 29, 2017 9:39:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Phillack Findings

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Phillack and its families...

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20 159 Sampson of Phillack
by zibetha
Mar 20, 2018 2:21:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Redruth Rummaging

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Redruth (includes St. Day) and its families...

19 178 Jones/Banfield
by sharon
Sept 20, 2018 8:03:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Sancreed Seeking

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Sancreed and its families...

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22 453 Paskis Lanion circa 1600
by morvath
Aug 16, 2020 16:30:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Sennen Scenarios

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13 144 Walters, Watters and Waters of Sennen
by spikeharwood
Jan 9, 2020 21:58:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Towednack Tallying

Discuss topics relating to the parish of Towednack and its families...

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31 382 Towednack early parish entries...
by Hardy
Feb 23, 2019 22:20:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Zennor Zearching

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48 945 Uslea Cock w/o William Holla
by chollow
Aug 24, 2020 1:29:50 GMT -5

Surnames of General Interest

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A general discussion of Trewhella families within Cornwall and other locales worldwide. Includes all variants of the surname...

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87 1,630 Trewhella in Europe
by zibetha
Sept 9, 2020 7:50:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Curnow

Discussion of the descendants of Thomas Curnow (d. 1643) of Towednack and other early Curnow families within Cornwall...

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71 839 Curnow family Paul
by Cornish Terrier
Jul 12, 2020 23:32:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Hampton

A board for discussion of the Hampton family originating in Lelant/St. Erth and all descendants...

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14 117 What happened to Jane Hampton..?
by Cornish Terrier
Apr 14, 2014 8:09:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Glasson

Discussion board for the Glasson family and its variations in West Cornwall and elsewhere...

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160 1,709 Mary and Jane Glasson from USA
by zibetha
Oct 22, 2020 11:11:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Uren

Discussion board for the Uren family and its variations in West Cornwall and elsewhere...

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18 191 The future of online browser games
by Cornish Terrier
May 25, 2020 1:03:57 GMT -5
No New Posts Quick

Discussion Board for the Quick family originating in West Cornwall...

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210 2,612 Bridget Quick
by Cornish Terrier
Nov 2, 2019 16:41:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Trengove

A board for discussion of the Trengove family of St. Erth and other locales....

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12 100 Trengove Wills
by citroenlady
Jul 17, 2017 17:36:46 GMT -5

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