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2022 Rame Church Burials - 1653 - 1901
Chronologically listed

2022 Rame Church Burials - 1653 - 1901 Alphabetically listed

2022 Cawsand Undertakers Account Book
1889 - 1938 a transcript by Brian Jones showing details of transactions with contemporary images

Chronological Record of the Undertakers Account book (in full) 1889 - 1938

For more general enquiries:

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 by email at :

certificate.services@gro.gov.uk (include GQ in the subject of your email)

General Register Office
PO Box 2
PR8 2JD 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.


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:


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)
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: admin@torpointarchives.org.uk
Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/groups/973424382750834/

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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