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Guide to '''Cockfield, Durham family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. <br>  
 
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=== Parish History  ===
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== Parish History  ==
  
COCKFIELD, a '''parish''' in the union of Teesdale, S. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 12 miles (N. W. by W.) from Darlington. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50887#s28  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted.  Date accessed: 13 December 2013.</ref>  
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COCKFIELD, a '''parish''' in the union of Teesdale, SW division of Darlington ward, S division of the county of Durham, 12 miles NW by W from Darlington. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50887#s28  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted.  Date accessed: 13 December 2013.</ref>
  
=== Resources  ===
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== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. <br>
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Cockfield parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
The Parish Registers for the period 1578-1966 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Coc).  
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Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/56 1766-1867&nbsp;Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at FamilySearch Historical Records.  
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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.
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
 
 
FamilySearch Historical Records includes [[England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
  
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Records are also available at the [http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/ Durham County Record Office].
 
===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
 
===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
  
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
 
*Primitive Methodist  
 
*Primitive Methodist  
*Wesleyan Methodist<br>
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*The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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*Wesleyan Methodist
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Teesdale Poor Law Union, Durham]]  
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*[[Teesdale Poor Law Union, Durham]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Durham Probate Records|Durham 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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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Durham Probate Records|Durham 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 and Gazetteers  ==

Latest revision as of 15:41, 17 September 2019

Guide to Cockfield, Durham family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Cockfield, Durham
Cockfield St Mary the Virgin Co Durham.jpg
Cockfield St Mary the Virgin Co Durham
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Darlington
County Durham
Poor Law Union Teesdale
Registration District Teesdale
Records begin
Parish registers: 1578
Bishop's Transcripts: 1766
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Darlington
Diocese Durham
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Durham Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

COCKFIELD, a parish in the union of Teesdale, SW division of Darlington ward, S division of the county of Durham, 12 miles NW by W from Darlington. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Cockfield parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Northumberland and Durham Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
TGEN = Durham Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
FS BTs = England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Marr Img = England, Durham Diocese, Calendar of Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1594-1815 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Marr = England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900 (FamilySearch) - free
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
Cockfield Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1990
1538-1989
1538-2000
TGEN 1559-1800s
1558-1800s
1559-1800s
JOIN

1579-1837


FS BTs
1639-1919
1639-1919
1639-1919
FS Marr Img


1594-1815

FS Marr

1692-1900


BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1559-1999
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


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.

Records are also available at the Durham County Record Office.

Non Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Primitive Methodist
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Durham 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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Cockfield on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 13 December 2013.
  2. Searching Parish Records online (Durham) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk

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