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From: "Thelma Cudmore" <>
Subject: Re: [CON] BDM lookup for Truro area
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 07:16:46 -0800
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Hi Cousins,

When I first started my research, computers weren't even around. I wrote to
the minister at the parish I needed info from. He sent me a handwritten
letter he copied from the original records. A very kind and helpful man.

Thelma Lawson Cudmore
Stockton, California, USA

----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Hattam <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2004 6:31 AM
Subject: Re: [CON] BDM lookup for Truro area


> No-one has such access to the actual BMD registers apart from staff
> at the GRO who fulfil people's orders for copies of certificates ...
>
> You have to buy certificates to find out what is in the register(s)
> for the particular person(s) you are interested in.
>
> For people in the UK, you can order certificates online. Saves a few
> trees and is very quick.
>
> http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/Login.asp
>
> With a page of further information at
> http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificate/index.asp
>
>
>
> For people outside the UK, this page describes phone, postal and fax
> methods of ordering.
>
>
http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/research/obtainingcertificates/waystoapply
.asp
>
> Interestingly if you phone or fax your order, you can pay by credit
> card, whereas credit card payment is not listed as an option if you
> order through the mail.
>
> So you'd download the relevant certificate application form for an
> event occuring in England & Wales in PDF format
> http://www.gro.gov.uk/Images/birth_standard_application_tcm69-2671.pdf
> http://www.gro.gov.uk/Images/marriage_standard_application_tcm69-2674.pdf
> http://www.gro.gov.uk/Images/death_standard_application_tcm69-2667.pdf
> then either mail it or fax it with payment.
>
> You can also phone in the order and use a credit card as payment.
>
> Whichever method you choose, ensure you have the GRO index reference
> for the event.
>
> FreeBMD are transcribing the registers and making the database
> searchable for free http://www.freebmd,org.uk
>
> 1837online have pay-per-view online images of the indexes
> http://www.1837online.com
>
> The indexes are in books at the Family Records Centre in London, and
> are probably available on fiche at LDS's.
>
>
> Mark Hattam
>
> At 12:32 am -0900 25/11/04, Kernow wrote:
> >Does anyone have access to BDM records for the Truro area. I have a
> >list of records I wanted to get more info on and most seem to be
> >recorded in the same 2 volumes (5c and 9). I'm not sure what this
> >volume is or where you find a copy, but I assume someone here knows
> >what I'm referring to.
> >If I remember correctly, the columns below were quarter, last,
> >first, area, volume, page. I was wanting to see what the entire
> >content of each record entry was and if these entries are
> >handwritten, I wouldn't mind a photocopy if possible.
> >
> >Births
> >June Quarter 1884 Yelland Willie Truro 5c 147
> >Dec Quarter 1865 Yelland Ann Truro 5c 197
> >Dec Quarter 1859 Yelland Mary Truro 5c 188
> >March Quarter 1842 Harris Grace Truro 9 318
> >June Quarter 1843 Hosking Rosina Penzance 9 206
> >Sept Quarter 1843 Hosking Rosina Penzance 9 235
> >
> >Marriages
> >March Quarter 1859 Harris Grace Truro 5c 282
> >March Quarter 1859 Yelland William Truro 5c 282
> >June Quarter 1871 Edwards John Penzance 5c 411
> >June Quarter 1871 Hosking Rosina Penzance 5c 411
> >
> >I'm not on the cornish-gen list, so if the person I need to contact
> >is on that list and not this one, I wouldn't mind if this was
> >forwarded to that individual.
> >Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
> >Many thanks in advance
> >wy
> >
> >
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