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Guide to Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland|
|Poor Law Union||Hexham PLU|
|Parish registers: 1695|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1760|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
CORNHILL, a parish, in the union of Berwickupon-Tweed, in Norhamshire, N. division of Northumberland, 1½ mile (E. by S.) from Coldstream.
Additional information: Cornhill chapelry created in 1730 from the older Norham Parish . St Helen's parish church was buit in 1840, a church is reputed to have stood on the site since 1082 and it thought that there has been a church since Saxon times.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Records of baptisms 1701-1902, marriages 1697-1993 and burials 1695-1993 are available at Northumberland Collections Service.
Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/60 1760-1879 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at Record Search.
The dates of the post-1760 transcripts have been noted in detail and sometimes only cover years. For most parishes in the collection there are gaps in the sequence of transcripts. It is advisable to consult the original parish registers for these years and events.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241358.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Northumberland Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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