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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.
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"CORNFOOT, CORNFUTE. Alexander Comefutt had a feu charter of a sixteenth part of the lands of Balcrystie c. 1570 (RD., p. 472), and Andrew Corfuit [for Coffuit = Comfuit] had a charter of confirmation of Balchristie linkis in 1601 (ibid., p. 501). David Corfitt was enrolled burgess of Dundee in 1602 (Wedd., p. 171), and Alexander Cornfut, portioner of Balcristie, was retoured heir of Andro Cornfut, portioner of Balcristie, "his gudger,' 'in the sixtein pairt of the toune and lantlis of Balcristie,' 1653 (Retovrs, Fife, 815). Janet Cornfoot or Corphat was a victim of the witchcraft superstition, being murdered in a horrible manner by the populace of Pittenweem in 1705. Probably a corruption of Comforth, the name of a place in county Durham. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cornfoot 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 Cornfoot family tree.
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