St Stephens by Launceston Cornwall Family History Guide

St Stephens by Launceston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cornwall.

Other places in the parish include: Langore and Newport.

Alternative names:

  • St Stephen by Launceston
  • St Stephens
  • St Stephens with Newport

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611

Nonconformists include: Bible Christian Methodist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STEPHEN’S (St.), a parish and a sub-district in Launceston district, Cornwall. The parish adjoins Launceston town and r. station; was known at Domesday as Lanson; includes the disfranchised borough of Newport; and has cattle fairs on 12 May, 31 July, and 25 Sept. Post town, Launceston. Acres, 3,905. Real property, £4,340. Pop., 873. Houses, 174. Tredidon and Carnedon are chief residences. A small manganese mine was here, but has been relinquished. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £110. Patrons, the Inhabitants. The original church was collegiate, and was changed in 1126 into an Augustinian priory. The present church stands on a hill, and has a good tower. The sub-district contains 6 parishes and a part. Acres, 28,776. Pop., 3,607. Houses, 697.

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

Bankrupts

People who were declared bankrupt

Ball Nich. Truscott, St. Stephen's, Cornwall, dealer & chapman, Dec. 18, 1824.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for St. Stephen's, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for St. Stephen's, 1680-1772, 1804 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall)

England, Cornwall, St. Stephens by Launceston, parish registers, 1912-1985 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

England, Cornwall, St. Stephens in Launceston, bishop's transcripts, 1608-1840 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall); Devon Record Office (Exeter)

Marriages at St. Stephens by Launceston, 1566-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall)

Parish register extracts, 1581-1750 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall)

Parish register of St. Stephens by Launceston, Cornwall County, England : baptisms, 1568-1812, burials, 1566-1812 Author: Glencross, Reginald Morshead; Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall)

Parish registers for St. Stephens by Launceston, 1837-1968 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall); Cornwall Record Office

Parish of St. Stephen-by-Lauceston Author: Ivall, Dennis Endean; Thompson, Gillian; Ivall, Dennis Endean, Mrs.

Parish register printouts of St. Stephen's, Cornwall, England

Cemeteries

An Index of burial registers between 1813-1837 for the parish of St. Stephen by Launceston Author: Cornwall Family History Society (England)

Parish register extracts, 1581-1750 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of St. Stephen's (near Launceston, Cornwall)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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