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 PARISHhttp://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 1891. http://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
The following links might provide you with further information. I have tried not to duplicate information on this website, so please use the links.
link to the University of Birmingham's website Court of Chivalry, searchable by surname and parish
Genuki - St Minver (includes a map of the area)
St Minver Parish Church has history of the church
The north Cornwall Cluster website http://www.stendellion.org.uk/index.php has information about parish today, church services and people to contact.
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 page 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..
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.
Page updated August 2012