Cookham Dean, Berkshire Genealogy
Guide to Cookham Dean, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Cookham Dean, Berkshire|
|Poor Law Union||Cookham|
|Parish registers: 1845|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1845|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - Salisbury; Post-1835 - Oxford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire|
|Location of Archive|
|Berkshire Record Office|
Cookham Dean is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1846 from Cookham Ancient Parish; Exact boundary unknown.
Here's a mid-19th century historical and jurisdictional perspective by John M. Wilson:
COOKHAM-DEAN, a chapelry, with a village, in Cookham parish (which also see), Berks; about a mile WNW of Cookham. The church was built in 1845. There are Independent and Primitve Methodist chapels here.
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.
Cookham Dean parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP = FindMyPast - ($)|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|ANC = Ancestry - ($)|
|Cookham Dean Online Parish Records|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Chapelry ('parish') registers likely exist for this chapel commencing from 1845, at the Berkshire Record Office.
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.
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.
Cookham Dean (part of Cookham) in GENUKI
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. (1870). Adapted. Accessed: 15 Apr 2013.