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Guide to Knowl Hill, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Knowl Hill, Berkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Beynhurst; Wargrave
County Berkshire
Poor Law Union Cookham PLU
Registration District Cookham; Wokingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1842
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Reading
Diocese Pre-1836 - Salisbury; Post-1835 - Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Location of Archive
Berkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

KNOWL-HILL, a village in Hurley parish, and a chapelry partly also in Wargrave parish, Berks. The village stands 3 miles NE of Twyford r. station, and 4½ WSW of Maidenhead. [1]

Knowl Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1842 from Hurley Ancient Parish and Wargrave Ancient Parish.

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church Records

Knowl Hill, Berkshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BERK = Berkshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£).[2]
Knowl Hill, Berkshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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BERK



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Non-Conformist Churchs

Baptist

Census Records

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 241202.


Probate Records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Knowl Hill part in Hurley and part in Wargrave in Genuki

References

  1. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
  2. 'New Berkshire parish records published on findmypast.co.uk,', findmypast, accessed 28 January 2014.

Berkshire Record Office

Berkshire Family History Society

 

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