Callington Parish

(in South East Cornwall)

History Site

 

This site will eventually contain many free access historical references to the parish of Callington, provided by the Callington Heritage Centre. We hope this will be useful for family historians and local historians. The site was changed and restyled in 2009, and the intention is to have all the census and register information available on a database, with additional information on the parish pages. If you cannot find the information you require please contact the Callington Heritage Centre using the link above.  

 
Baptisms 1558-1900

` Registers exist at the County Record Office for these dates. Our searchable database above includes transcriptions from 1558-1852. It also includes Callington Wesleyan Registers baptisms 1843 - 1896 and Callington Bible Christian registers 1863 - 1870.

Marriages 1597-1673 ` Registers exist at the County Record Office for these dates. Our searchable database above includes transcriptions from 1558-1858
Burials 1558-1900 ` Registers exist at the County Record Office for these dates. . Our searchable database above includes transcriptions from 1558-1975
Burial Monuments Please see the searchable database of all the monumental inscriptions in the four cemeteries in Callington above There is a facility for purchasing photos of memorial stones.

Census                    

All census from 1841 to 1901 are now on-line see 'Search Our Data' above..

1841 Census  HO107/133,  Districts 1 to 3, population  1685

1851 Census  HO107/1901,  Districts 3a & 3b, population  2142

1861 Census  RG9/1526,  Districts 1 & 2, population  2202

1871 Census  RG10/2234, District 7 & RG10/2233 District 1, population  2173

1881 Census  RG11/2283,  Districts 1 & 2, population  1925

1891 Census  RG12/1809,  Districts 1 & 2, population  1888

1901 Census RG13/2191 Districts 1 & 2, population  1714

1911 Census is now available off-site at a cost. Population 1712

Street & Postal Directories These directories list all the tradesmen and farmers in the parish. The following years have been transcribed and will shortly be on-line: 1830, 1844,  1852, 1856, 1873, 1883, 1897. 1902, 1906, 1914. In the interim please contact the Callington Heritage Centre using the Research Services link to the left.
Wills & Administrations For details and indexes of wills covering the periods 1466-1800
Mining A brief pictorial summary of some of the mines in the Callington area
Apprentices Register A transcription of the Apprentices Register for Callington 1802-1836
The Portreeve Who is the Portreeve? The role explained together with a list of Portreeves from 1572
Overseers Account Overseers Accounts 1815-1824[if !supportEmptyParas]>
   

DISCLAIMER  
Whilst the webmaster and authors of all transcripts and articles have made very effort to ensure accuracy, this cannot be guaranteed as most items have not been double checked. Researchers are advised to check the original documents. This advice applies to anything found on the internet.

COPYRIGHT  
Any material from this site may be used for personal family histories and research, but may not be used for any commercial purpose without first contacting the web master.

 

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