- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Boconnoc (Cornish: Boskennek) is a civil parish in Cornwall, England, approximately four miles east of Lostwithiel. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 121.
The parish is rural in character and is fairly well wooded. It is bordered to the west by St. Winnow parish, to the south by St. Veep parish, to the southeast and east by Lanreath parish, and to the north by Broadoak parish. The hamlets of Couch's Mill and Brooks are in the parish.
Boconnoc was part of the Liskeard Rural District from 1894 until 1974.
One of the many maps available on A Vision of Britain through Time is one from the Ordnance Survey Series of 1900 illustrating the parish boundaries of Cornwall at the turn of the 20th century. This map blows up to show all the parishes and many of the small villages and hamlets.
The following websites have pages explaining their provisions in WeRelate's Repository Section. Some provide free online databases.
- GENUKI makes a great many suggestions as to other websites with worthwhile information about Cornwall as well as providing 19th century descriptions of each of the ecclesiastical parishes.
- FamilySearch Wiki provides a similar information service to GENUKI which may be more up-to-date.
- A Vision of Britain through Time has
- organization charts of the hierarchies of parishes within hundreds, registration districts and rural and urban districts of the 20th century
- excerpts from a gazetteer of circa 1870 outlining individual towns and parishes
- reviews of population through the time period 1800-1960
- More local sources can often be found by referring to "What Links Here" in the column on the left.