I am slowly building up resources for which I can provide surname searches. Please feel free to ask. 

I have a St Minver Folk database and quite an extensive collection of gravestone photographs, mainly for St Minver church itself, at present.


MAP OF THE PARISH   http://www.magic.gov.uk/website/magic/opener.htm?startTopic=maggb&xygridref=195677,77818&startScale=43800

Photographs of the area can be found in the Cornwall section of DORSET CAMERA. 

Photographs of Cornwall can be found in Cornwallcam.

CENSUS  (Free information)

FREE CEN have a search facility for all Census 1841 to 1891http://freecen.rootsweb.com/  

Cornwall Online Census Project have full census transcriptions 1841 to 1891, 1901 is partially transcribed. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kayhin/cocp.html



Marriages up to 1837


Cornwall OPC searchable database.  Follow the links to Search Database on the OPC home Page


various 16th and 17th Century lists of St Minver inhabitants


The following links might provide you with further information.  I have tried not to duplicate information on this website, so please use the links.

Genuki - St Minver (includes a map of the area)

St Minver Parish Church

St Minver Parish History

more St Minver pictures here

St Minver Wills at PRO DocumentsOnline (downloadable for a fee, type the key word 'Minver' in the 'place' box to do your search) 

St Minver was part of the Bodmin Poor Law Union. This  link  has details and includes St Minver inmates from the 1881 Census.

Cornwall Family History Society, a must for those with ancestors who came from Cornwall. Details available on the CFHS website

Cornwall Record Office, many original records, including parish records are kept here, further information available here

The Courtney Library, is also a good resource to visit, a research service is also provided.

Sharp's Brewery, producing locally brewed beers at Rock.

Stone and Quarry Men of the West Country  Did you have an ancestor who was a mason/quarry man?

Church plans on line - use St Minver as the place - advanced search and the three church plans can be viewed.

http://www.parishchest.com  Pam Drake's commercial website contains many useful Cornish resources.

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Page updated April 2009