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.

Cottill records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Cottill 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 for the Cottill Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cottill 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 Cottill family tree.

Search Cottill Parish Records at Find My Past.

Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Cottill family name using the FreeBMD database.

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Cottill Family Tree Databases

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Miscellaneous Cottill Databases

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

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