Grade Cornwall Family History Guide

Grade is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1700
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist Association

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GRADE, a parish in Helston district, Cornwall; on the coast, near the Lizard, 9½ miles SSE of Helston, and 14½ SSW of Falmouth r. station. Post town, Ruan-Minor, under Helston, Cornwall. Acres, 1,981; of which 35 are water. Real property, £1,852. Pop., 327. Houses, 69. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Ruan-Minor, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £334. Patron, the Rev. F.Jackson. The church contains brasses and monuments of the Eriseys; and was recently in a very dilapidated condition.

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 Grade, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Grade, 1674-1772 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Grade (Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, Grade, bishop's transcripts, 1596-1851 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Grade (Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

Marriage transcripts, 1813-1836 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Grade (Cornwall)

Parish chest materials, 1817-1875 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Grade (Cornwall)

Parish registers for Grade, 1707-1988 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Grade (Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Transcripts of parish registers and Bishop's transcripts, 1597-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Grade (Cornwall)

Computer printout of Grade, Cornwall, England

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