1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!

On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.

Cochern records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Cochern family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Cochern Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cochern Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Cochern family tree.

Check out Cochern Parish Records at Find My Past.

Look at the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Cochern family name using the FreeBMD database.

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Explore the LDS Database for records of the Cochern family.

Research the Cochern surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Cochern Military records.

Cochern Genealogy Databases

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Miscellaneous Cochern Databases

Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the Cochern family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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