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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 3531 people with the Cookson surname? In that year Cookson was ranked number 1184 for popularity in the UK.|
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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.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Cookson 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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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cookson 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 Cookson family tree.
Look at Cookson Parish Records at Find My Past.
Study the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Cookson family name using the FreeBMD database.
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Look at the LDS Database for records of the Cookson family.
Research the Cookson surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Cookson Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 4478 people with the Cookson surname in the UK? Cookson is now ranked number 1308 for popularity in the UK.|
Check out WikiTree for user contributed Cookson family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Cookson data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Investigate MyTrees for information on the Cookson family and people looking to contact living Cookson relations.
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|Did you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Cookson surname in the USA? Cookson is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.|
Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Cookson family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.