Cury with Gunwalloe Cornwall Family History Guide

Cury with Gunwalloe is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cornwall, created in 1836 from Cury and Gunwalloe chapelries in Breage Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Gunwalloe and Winnington.

Alternative names: Cury

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

Cury with Gunwalloe:

  • Parish registers: 1690
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Separate registers exist for Gunwalloe:

  • Parish registers: 1716
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CURY, a parish in Helston district, Cornwall; on the coast, 4¾ miles S by E of Helston, and 11½ SSE of Gwinear-Road r. station. It has a post office under Helston, Cornwall, and fairs on 3 Feb. and 3 Aug. Acres, 2,845; of which 75 are water. Real property, £2,719. Pop., 517. Houses, 116. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Bochyms, the Mohuns, the Bellots, and others. The rocks include serpentine. Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Gunwalloe, in the diocese of Exeter. Value and patron, not reported. The church has Norman parts, but is not good. There are chapels for Wesleyans and the Wesleyan Association.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

The following records are available free online.

Census

Census returns for Cury, 1841-1891

Census returns for Gunwalloe, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts Cury, 1676-1772 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cury (Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, Cury, bishop’s transcripts, 1596-1836 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cury (Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

The marriage register of Cury, 1608-1812 Author: Thomas, David H.; Church of England. Parish Church of Cury (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish chest materials, 1733-1740 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cury (Cornwall)

Parish registers for Cury, 1690-1959 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cury (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Bishop’s transcripts for Gunwalloe, 1676-1773 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Gunwalloe (Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, Gunwalloe, bishop’s transcripts, 1596-1834 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Gunwalloe (Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

England, Cornwall, Gunwalloe, parish registers, 1813-1994 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Gunwalloe (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

The marriage register of Gunwalloe, 1608-1812 Author: Thomas, David H.; Church of England. Parish Church of Gunwalloe (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish chest materials, 1738-1860 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Gunwalloe (Cornwall)

Parish registers for Gunwalloe, 1716-1994 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Gunwalloe (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Manors

Manorial documents, 1603-1750 Author: Manor of Winnington (Cornwall)

Rent roll, 1509 Author: Manor of Helston Tony (Cornwall)

Various manorial records from Cornwall, 1624-1839 Author: Manor of Ruthvose (Cornwall); Manor of Selena (Cornwall); Manor of Bridge End (Cornwall); Manor of Skewis (Cornwall); Manor of Tregorrick (Cornwall)

Manorial documents, 1603-1750 Author: Manor of Winnington (Cornwall)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish chest materials, 1857-1863 Author: Cury (Cornwall)

Poor law records, 1758-1825 Author: Gunwalloe (Cornwall)

Cornwall

England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Cornwall Parish Register Index

FreeREG

Cornwall Burials A-Z index of surnames of people buried in Cornwall

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cornwall
  • Civil Registration District: Helston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall
  • Diocese: Exeter
  • Rural Deanery: Kerrier
  • Poor Law Union: Helston
  • Hundred: Kerrier
  • Province: Canterbury