Cornwall OPC Database
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Database Coverage
Record Counts
 Baptism Records 1,833,362
 Banns Records 81,338
 Marriage Allegation Records 22,433
 Marriage Records 567,907
 Burial Records 1,481,327
Sub Total PRs  3,986,367
 Non-conformist Baptisms 118,907
 Non-conformist Marriages 1,253
 Non-conformist Burials 10,786
 Birth Certificates 2,173
 Marriage Certificates 1,954
 Death Certificates 2,759
 Strays - baptisms 79
 Strays - banns 4
 Strays - marriages 220
 Strays - burials 92
 Cornish Telegraph Marriages 1851-67 2,108
 Royal Cornwall Gazette Births 1801-20,1847-79,1890 31,323
 Royal Cornwall Gazette Marriages 1801-20,1847-79,1890 18,206
 Royal Cornwall Gazette Deaths 1801-1820, 1847-1879, 1890 42,901
 Royal Cornwall Gazette Inquests 1847-79 5,092
 Royal Cornwall Gazette Deaths, Funeral Accounts and Obituaries 1801-1810, 1847-1849, 1868-1879 2,250
 West Briton Births 1836-1841,1857 3,414
 West Briton Marriages 1836-1839,1857 1,622
 West Briton Deaths 1836-1838,1844,1857 3,854
 West Briton Inquests 1857 38
 Inquest reports from other newspapers 7
 Redruth Workhouse Death Register 1,084
 Falmouth Workhouse Births 347
 Parish Apprenticeship records 4,828
 Criminal Court Reports (Royal Cornwall Gazette) & Court Ledgers 18,778
 Civil Court Reports 284
 Bastardy Documents 585
 Emigrants 74,294
 Hearth Tax, 1664 15,285
 Institution Inmates 38,929
 Land Tax, 1799 & Returns of Owners of Land, 1873 18,520
 MIs 24,550
 Muster Rolls, c1535 & 1569 15,079
 Protestation Returns, 1641-42 31,043
 School Admissions 24,343
 Parish 'settlement' records 2,959
 Voters Lists, various years 38,134
 Wills Transcriptions 9,404
 Wills Index 83,741
 Miscellaneous records index 39,530
 News items from the Royal Cornwall Gazette 1,031
 News items from other newspapers 7
 Last Updated 2022-12-05 00:01:07  

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