Came across this interesting list of resources for people researching family histories in Cornwall – could be particularly useful for anyone trying to find more about someone who served in World War One…
It’s useful for have all the contact details together in one place.
Cornwall Record Office, Old County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY.
Tel: 01872 323127
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
9am to 430pm. Closed first full week in every month. Open one Saturday a month 10am to 1pm. Appointment essential.
The Cornwall Centre (Cornish Studies Library), Alma Place, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 2AT
Tel: 01209 216270
Many family history resources, plus copies of local papers on microfiche.
Royal Institution of Cornwall
Courtney Library, Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro TR1 2SJ
Tel: 01872 242786 (direct line)
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, Saturday 10am-1pm
Appointment for microfilm/fiche reader.
Cornwall Births, Marriages and Death Certificates
Certificate Application, PO Box 94, Truro TR1`9AZ
To obtain copies of certificates quote the full name, the qaruter, the year and the parish in which teh event took place. The GRO reference is not required or useful for obtaining certificates locally. The cost is £9.00. Cheques to be made out to Cornwall Council.
District Probate Registry
Bodmin Probate Sub-Registry, Law Courts, Launceston Road, Bodmin PL31 2AL
Tel: 01208 261581
General Register Office (GRO)
Office of National Statistics, General Register Office, PO Box 2, Southport, Merseyside PR8 2JD
Tel: 0845 603 7788
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Helston Family History Centre, Clodgey Lane, Helston (next to Tesco).
Tel: 01326 564503
Monday to Friday 10am-4pm, appointment necessary. No mail queries accepted.