Colford Family Tree research resources
Investigate the background of the Colford Genealogy using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Family History !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 18 people with the Colford surname? In that year Colford was ranked number 3561 for popularity in the UK.|
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.
Colford records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Colford family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Colford ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Colford Family History
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Colford 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 Colford family tree.
Investigate Colford Parish Records at Find My Past.
Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Colford family name using the FreeBMD database.
Study Genealogy Bank for Colford family records.
Search MyHeritage for Colford family data.
Look at the LDS Database for records of the Colford family.
Research the Colford surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Colford Military records.
Colford Family Tree Databases
Search WikiTree for user contributed Colford family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Colford data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Explore MyTrees for information on the Colford family and people looking to contact living Colford relations.
Explore GENi for Colford family records.
Find your Irish Colford relatives on findmypast.ie
Research the Colford surname using Genealogy.com forums .
Miscellaneous Colford Databases
Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Colford family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Colford surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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