CORNHILL SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT
Parish records

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The registers
Memorials and gravestone inscriptions
Pew allocations 1860

Registers of Birth, Marriage and Death

These Cornhill parish registers are made available thanks to the ongoing and dedicated work of a local resident.

Files may be read online but should be downloaded if you wish to search or sort them

.pdf files which can be searched in Adobe Acrobat or a similar PDF reader
Baptisms 1701 to 2002

Marriages 1697 to 1753 and 1974 onwards

Burials 1695 to 1811 and 1995 onwards

.xls files which can be sorted or searched in Excel, LibreOffice or similar
Baptisms 1701 to 2002

Marriages 1697 to 1753 and 1974 onwards

Burials 1695 to 1811 and 1995 onwards

These files will be updated from time to time

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Memorials and gravestone inscriptions

We acknowledge with gratitude the work of the following in transcribing the memorials and inscriptions at St Helen’s Cornhill:-
Coldstream and District Local History Society
• Linda Bankier of the Berwick Records Office berwickarchives@ northumberland.gov.uk
Friends of Berwick & District Museum and Archives

Memorials inside the church
Inscriptions in the main churchyard (closed, around the church)
Inscriptions in the annexe churchyard (closed, east of the main churchyard)
Inscriptions in the new churchyard (behind the village hall)

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Allocated pews (about 1860)

The following among the free and unappropriated pews were selected by families resident in Scotland for their usual occupation:

No.7Coldstream
No.9Swinton House
No.10  The Hirsel
No.25Spring Hill
No.24Anton’s Hill
No.23Belchester

The following pews were allocated by the Minister, Church Wardens and parishioners to families which occupied pews in the old church:

No.1Tillmouth Park
No.2Stopford Head
No.3East Melkington
No.4Harper Ridge
and Oxendean Burn
No.5Collingwood Arms
No.6West Field Farm
No.32  Melkington House
No.31The Incumbents
No.30Old Heaton Farm
No.29New Heaton Far
No.28Cornhill Farm
No.27St Cuthberts

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