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14 97 ADVERTISING
by Cornish Terrier
Jun 2, 2020 4:28:10 GMT -5
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Introduce yourself to the board...

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368 2,201 Maddern origins
by hoskinm
Nov 12, 2021 11:33:06 GMT -5
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New members please place your general surname interests here. (But place specific queries in the "Queries" section)

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350 3,139 Another "Thomas of St. Just" query...
by killalee
Nov 25, 2021 8:58:35 GMT -5

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33 164 Sorting Posts
by sue
Aug 22, 2020 5:41:35 GMT -5
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369 3,692 Casley Family
by Cornish Terrier
Sept 28, 2021 2:51:49 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
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52 385 How is it possible
by donne
Oct 5, 2021 5:31:13 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
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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

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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60 172 Map of Parishes In Cornwall
by Cornish Terrier
Dec 6, 2019 23:44:52 GMT -5
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"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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251 1,702 I'm Back!!!!!
by Zenobia
Nov 18, 2021 15:29:46 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
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32 284 Roadbloack - Carter Family - Which John Carter?
by kcarter
Aug 5, 2021 10:13:35 GMT -5
No New Posts Crowan Connections

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45 568 HARVEY/HOCKEN/HOLMEN/TREWHELA
by zibetha
Oct 23, 2021 2:04:34 GMT -5
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34 432 Thomas James Gilbart St. Erth
by Cornish Terrier
Dec 18, 2020 13:33:42 GMT -5
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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

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108 1,475 Richard Harry birth/family 1750's?
by pattyt
Aug 25, 2021 2:21:41 GMT -5
No New Posts St. Just Journeying

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88 804 Hugh Veale and Catherine Guy
by killalee
Nov 25, 2021 18:07:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Lelant Leanings

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55 389 Curgenven family
by curgenven
Mar 15, 2021 12:20:46 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

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33 451 Thomas Skadan, died 1578, Ludgvan
by Cornish Terrier
Oct 19, 2021 9:18:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Madron Musings

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

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45 427 Madron Workhouse
by kensa4
Jun 12, 2021 3:25:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Morvah Meanderings

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19 126 Osborne of Morvah and Zennor, mid to late 1600s
by Cornish Terrier
Feb 5, 2021 12:37:36 GMT -5
No New Posts Paul Perusals

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

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21 164 Thomas Dunn and Mary Remfry
by donne
Aug 16, 2021 3:09:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Redruth Rummaging

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19 179 James & Alice Pascoe
by shaziz
Apr 6, 2021 16:17:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Sancreed Seeking

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22 453 Paskis Lanion circa 1600
by morvath
Aug 16, 2020 16:30:52 GMT -5
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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

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31 392 BERRIMAN... JOHN BERRIMAN
by Cornish Terrier
Jul 17, 2021 7:30:51 GMT -5
No New Posts Zennor Zearching - 1 Viewing

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49 953 Phillip Eddy and Elizabeth Thomas
by Cornish Terrier
Jul 16, 2021 5:02:38 GMT -5

Surnames of General Interest

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No New Posts Trewhella

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

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88 1,661 Trewhellas of Crowan
by Cornish Terrier
Nov 10, 2021 6:29:48 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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15 126 What happened to Jane Hampton..?
by Zenobia
Nov 18, 2021 16:43:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Glasson - 1 Viewing

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

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160 1,733 Joseph Glasson and Carter
by Glazin2018
Nov 6, 2021 4:24:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Uren

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

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18 192 Early Uren in Lelant
by cornishpasty
May 1, 2021 1:27:21 GMT -5
No New Posts Quick

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

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211 2,622 Paul Quick became John Roberts ?!
by Glazin2018
Oct 28, 2021 14:42:35 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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