Monday, September 24, 2012

The Cornish in Australia

The Cornish Overseas The Cornish Overseas
The 18th century saw a major migration of the Cornish to Australia. Derek Trewarne of the Cornish Association of Victoria will provide an overview of the history and the association’s family history records available to researchers on Wednesday 26 September at 1.30 pm at Diamond Valley Library as part of the Family History Fest program.

Useful websites for researching in Cornwall include

Cornwall Family History Society
Includes a database of over 5 million records, including baptisms, deaths, marriages, monumental inscriptions, ship passenger records and more.

Cornwall Mining Village Churchyards

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Stories of the Cornish Miners (Bendigo)

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