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REGISTRY.

Need to see a copy of a birth, death or marriage certificate? The following may help:
The General Register Office for England and Wales online ordering service

The General Register Office holds a central copy of all registrations for England and Wales.
Local Register Offices also hold records of events registered in their area


Order certificates online at

http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/.

Also
You can order birth, marriage, death, civil partnership and adoption certificates
online from the General Register Office.


Use the online ordering service to order and pay online.
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Registeringlifeevents/Familyhistoryandresearch/index.htm



Prefer to use a local source?

Rame Village Family Tree - meets weekly in the Kingsand Institute - Wednesdays 1000 - 1200

They have created extensive family trees and have a large collection of local photographs and documents.

Visit them in person or at:

http://www.ramefamilytree.co.uk/_nameindex.html

Want to search the Maker and Rame Registers ?

FOUR possible main reference destinations:

Cornwall Records Office - all records
Website: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=1729
Telephone: 0300 1234 111
email: libraries@cornwall.gov.uk

West Devon Records Office, Plymouth
Kingsand Methodist/Wesleyan Chapel records 1842 - 1967
Wesite (search the archive)
http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/leisureandtourism/archives/archivecatalogue/archivescatalogue.htm
Telephone: 01752 305940
email: pwdro@plymouth.gov.uk

Plymouth Reference Library
Rame: Births, Burials 1813 1840 : Marriages 1653 1837
Maker: Transcripts 1630 1807 & 1813 1849
Kingsand: Methodist Registers 1820 1827
Telephone: 01752 305907
email: library@plymouth.gov.uk

Torpoint Archives
Maker Baptisms, Marriages & some Burials 1630 1724 & 1813 1837
Rame Marriages 1653 1837 & Burials 1813 1837
Website: none
Telephone: 07530976981
email: torpoint_archives@hotmail.com

The Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Avery 1846

Click here to see a copy of the will of a one time Kingsand resident, who appears in the 1841 census return, who has family buried at Maker church and may well have been involved in smuggling - see smuggling and newspaper pages.



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