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Input File Formats

  • Input files are in "CSV" format.  Fields are separated by commas and records are terminated by an end of line.  The name of the file is the name of the parish.
  • Standard CRO parish names are used.
  • The files contain the records in the same order in which they appear in the registers.
  • Text fields use the US ASCII character set.  They may not contain any non-displayable characters (such as TAB, and new line), or a comma.  Avoid the following characters, if possible: "&<>'\
  • Field width can be from zero to 255 characters.

Preprocessor File Format

Pre 1813 Burials

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text
age text If the age is in years, only the number is entered. (no "yr", or "year" suffix)  If the age is in months, weeks, or days, after the initial number at least one letter is immediately appended.
notes text any other information that does not fit into the above fields

Some example burials in this format:

2004-01-01,1795,Gluvias,Richard,Tredween,inft,son of Henry and Ann
2004-01-06,1795,Gluvias,James,Bohenna,inft,son of Robert and Kellurah
2004-01-18,1795,Gluvias,Ann,Barnett,22,wife of Francis
2004-01-20,1795,Gluvias,Prudence,Stevens,16,dau of Benjm and Mary
2004-01-23,1795,Gluvias,John,Mallett,inf,son of John and Alice
2004-01-25,1795,Gluvias,Sally,Jolleff,inf,dau of John and Grace

Post 1813 Burials

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text
age text If the age is in years, only the number is entered. (no "yr", or "year" suffix)  If the age is in months, weeks, or days, after the initial number at least one letter is immediately appended.
abode text  
notes text any other information that does not fit into the above fields

Some example burials in this format:

2004-12-20,1814,Anthony in Meneage,Joan,Nicholls,82,St Anthony,
2004-12-22,1814,Anthony in Meneage,Alice,Young,6weeks,St Anthony,
2004-04-17,1815,Anthony in Meneage,Margery,Ball,79,St Anthony,
2004-06-07,1815,Anthony in Meneage,Mary,Williams,29,St Anthony,
2004-06-22,1815,Anthony in Meneage,Elizabeth,Hancock,54,St Anthony,
2004-08-02,1815,Anthony in Meneage,Mary,Allen,60,St Anthony,

Pre 1813 Baptisms

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text child's surname
sex text 'son' or 'dau'
father_forename text all father forenames are contained in this field
mother_forename text all mother forenames are contained in this field
notes text any other information that does not fit into the above fields.  If the surname of either the father or mother is not the same as the child's it is indicated in this field.

Some example baptisms in this format:

2004-10-12,1715,Gunwallow,Martyn,Bolitho,son,Waltar,Francies,
2004-10-16,1715,Gunwallow,James,Wills,son,John,Katherine,
2004-12-28,1715,Gunwallow,Ann,James,dau,Thomas,Ann,
2004-12-28,1715,Gunwallow,Ann,James,dau,Thomas,Ann,
2004-02-16,1717,Gunwallow,Elizabeth,Wills,dau,John,Katherine,
2004-06-11,1717,Gunwallow,Elizabeth,Pearce,dau,James,Bathsheba,

Post 1813 Baptisms

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text child's surname
sex text 'son' or 'dau'
father_forename text all father forenames are contained in this field
mother_forename text all mother forenames are contained in this field
abode text
occupation text
notes text any other information that does not fit into the above fields.  If the surname of either the father or mother is not the same as the child's it is indicated in this field.

Some example baptisms in this format:

2004-02-14,1843,Anthony in Meneage,John,Nicholls,son,Sampson,Nancy,Lower Boden,Moulster,
2004-02-19,1843,Anthony in Meneage,John Thomas,Calf,son,Philip,,Flushing,Coast Guard Service,
2004-04-02,1843,Anthony in Meneage,Mary Anne,Roberts,dau,Richard,Mary Ann,Roskruge Farm,Labourer,
2004-04-16,1843,Anthony in Meneage,John Hill,Trezise,son,Joseph,Alice,Carne,Labourer,
2004-04-20,1843,Anthony in Meneage,Thomas Henry,Pearce,son,,Joanna,,,Base Born
2004-12-16,1843,Anthony in Meneage,Anna,Tripconey,dau,William,Elizabeth,Gollan,Boatman,

Pre 1754 Marriages

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text groom surname
notes text anything else related to the groom
bride_forename text all forenames are contained in this field
bride_surname text bride surname
bride_notes text anything else related to the bride

Some example marriages in this format:

2004-01-28,1559,Breage,John,Tregonowe,son of Pascawe Tregonowe,Thamsen,Collyput,dau of John Collyput
2004-02-05,1559,Breage,Richard,Pyken,Elizabeth,Anhell,dau of Willm Anhell
2004-10-28,1559,Breage,John,Ob'n,,Jenet,Edmond,dau of Peter Edmond
2004-11-26,1559,Breage,Willm.,Bowden,,Thamsen,Mabba,
2004-12-14,1559,Breage,Edmd.,Richard,,Anes,Unknown,Servant of Steven Trevorles
2004-05-26,1560,Breage,Lawrence,Jenkyn,,Paskes,Davie,dau of Richard Davie

Pre 1837 Marriages

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text groom surname
abode text groom abode
notes text anything else related to the groom
mark text use "S" for signed and "M" for mark
bride_forename text all forenames are contained in this field
bride_surname text bride surname
bride_abode text bride abode
bride_notes text anything else related to the bride
bride_mark text use "S" for signed and "M" for mark
banns text use "Lic" for License and "Banns" for Banns
witness1_forename text
witness1_surname text
witness2_forename text
witness2_surname text

Some example marriages in this format:

2004-10-06,1821,Paul,Francis,Dungey,Sojourner,,S,Elizabeth,Nicholls,,,M,Banns,Andrew,Nicholls,Richard,Pentreath
2004-10-08,1821,Paul,George,Dennis,,,M,Sarah,Edmonds,,,M,Banns,John,Hollow,Richard,Pentreath
2004-10-08,1821,Paul,John,Martyns,,,M,Elizabeth,Murley,,,M,Banns,William,Rosewarne,John,Murley
2004-10-08,1821,Paul,Thomas,Price,Lelant,,M,Prudence Sibley,Simons,,,M,Banns,James,Simons,William,Glasson
2004-10-28,1821,Paul,William,Oats,,,S,Thomasine,Law,,,M,Banns,Peter,James,Richard,Pentreath
2004-11-04,1821,Paul,Samuel,Payne,,,S,Elizabeth,Tonkin,,,M,Banns,Thomas,Tonkin,William,Payn

Post 1837 Marriages

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text groom surname
abode text groom abode
mark text use "S" for signed and "M" for mark
age text
occupation text add any groom related notes at the end of the occupation field
father_forename text
father_surname text
father_occupation test add any groom father related notes at the end of the occupation field
bride_forename text all forenames are contained in this field
bride_surname text bride surname
bride_abode text bride abode
bride_mark text use "S" for signed and "M" for mark
bride_age text
bride_occupation text add any bride related notes at the end of the occupation field
bride_father_forename text
bride_father_surname text
bride_father_occupation text add any bride father related notes at the end of the occupation field
banns text use "Lic" for License and "Banns" for Banns
witness1_forename text
witness1_surname text
witness2_forename text
witness2_surname text

Some example marriages in this format:

2004-12-23,1876,Levan,William,Clemmens,Sowah,S,full,Farm Labourer,James,Clemmens,Shoemaker,Grace,Thomas,Sowah,S,full,,Joseph,Thomas,Miner,,Richard,Rowe,Elizabeth,Williams
2004-01-17,1877,Levan,William Henry,Harvey,Treryn,S,full,Farm Labourer,Henry,Havey,Dead,Sarah,Skewes,Treryn,M,full,,James,Skewes,Farm Labourer,,George,Williams,John,Jackson
2004-11-03,1877,Levan,William,Grose,Raftra,S,full,Farm Labourer,Dead,,,Alida,Matthews,Raftra,S,full,,,,Dead,,Obiah,Matthews,Elizabeth,Warren
2004-05-18,1878,Levan,Henry,Waters,Bosistow,M,23,Farm Labourer,Thomas,Waters,Farm Labourer,Elizabeth,Grose,Bosistow,S,22,,Richard,Grose,Miner,,William,Grose,Alida,Grose
2004-07-27,1878,Levan,George,Williams,Rose Kestall,S,23,Farmer,John,Williams,Farmer,Annie,Harvey,Polgigga,S,21,,John,Harvey,Shoemaker,,William Phillips,Harvey,Annie Odgers,Thomas
2004-09-21,1878,Levan,James,George,Sennen,M,21,Fisherman,Peter,George,Fisherman,Elizabeth Jane,Matthews,Treryn,S,24,,Thomas,Matthews,Labourer,,William,Chapman,Mary Ann,Magers

Banns

Field Format Description
month date
year integer (100 to 2005)
parish text standard parish name
forename text all forenames are contained in this field
surname text groom surname
abode text groom abode
notes text add any groom related notes
bride_forename text all forenames are contained in this field
bride_surname text bride surname
bride_abode text bride abode
bride_notes text add any bride related notes

Some example banns in this format:

2004-11-23,1823,Breage,Richard,Allen,Breage,,Ann,Glasson,Breage,Married Decr 24th 1823
2004-11-23,1823,Breage,William,Andrewratha,Breage,,Mary,Andrewratha,Breage,Married Decr 26th 1823
2004-11-23,1823,Breage,John,Andrewratha,Breage,,Sarah,Stephens,Breage,Married Decr 26th 1823
2004-11-23,1823,Breage,William,Dobb,Breage,,Grace,Tyacke,Breage,Married Decr 26th 1823
2004-11-30,1823,Breage,Edward,James,Mullion,,Jane,Resea,Breage,Married Jany 1824
2004-12-07,1823,Breage,John,Sampson,Breage,,Elizabeth,Williams,Breage,Married Jany 12th 1824

Notes

The month field uses the "date" format, which is YYYY-MM-DD.  The year field is ignored.  If either the month or day is unknown '00' use '00'. Excel can export a spreadsheet into a CSV file with the date in this format.

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