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Penryn Cornwall

This website provides historical and genealogical information about Penryn, Cornwall.

The parish of St. Gluvias covers most of the Borough of Penryn and extends into the country to include the present day village of Ponsanooth and the hamlets of Burnthouse and Treluswell.

picture of market street
Market Street, Penryn

The database contains the following datasets

DatabaseDates
Researchers
St. Gluvias Marriages1645 to 1897
St. Gluvias Burials1795 to 1812
Incumbents1208 to 1952
PCC Will Index1501 to 1856
Free and Voluntary Present1661
Members of Parliament1553 to 1832
Penryn Mayors1652 to 1848
Penryn Foreign Manor Tenants (partial)1746
Will Abstracts1748 to 1865
Ratepayers (Partial)1782
Receivers of Parochial Payca1790
Prisoners of Napolean1811
Penryn Excise Officers1811 to 1821
Capital Burgess1823
St. Gluvias Vestry Minutes Index1826 to 1827
St. Gluvias Subscribers1828
Poor Law Overseers
Owners of Land1844
Owners of Land1873
Bible Christian Elders1881 to 1900
World War 1 Memorial1918

Business Directories

DirectoryDates
Bailey1783
Universal1791
Holden1805
Pigot1823
Pigot1830

Book Indexes

BookDates
"Penryn in the 18th Century"1553 to 1991
"Penryn, The History of an Ancient Cornish Borough"500 to 1964
"Memories of Old Penryn"1613 to 1980
"Around Penryn"1086 to 2000
"Home Along Falmouth and Penryn"1216 to 1980
"The Book of Falmouth & Penryn"597 to 1975
"Penryn Revisited"1216 to 2007

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