Cranbourne, Berkshire Genealogy
Guide to Cranbourne, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|County||Berkshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Easthampstead; Windsor|
|Registration District||Easthampstead; Windsor|
|Parish registers: 1850|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1850|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - Salisbury; Post-1835 - Oxford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire|
|Location of Archive|
|Berkshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Cranbourne is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Berkshire, created in 1851 from Winkfield Ancient Parish, Sunninghill Ancient Parish and Old Windsor Ancient Parish; Exact boundary unknown.
CRANBOURNE-ST. PETER, a chapelry in Winkfield, Old Windsor, and Sunninghill parishes (each of which also see), Berks; adjacent to Windsor Park, 2½ miles N by W of Sunning Hill, and 4½ SW by S of Windsor. It was constituted in 1851.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Cranbourne parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP = Berkshire Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)|
|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|ANC = England & Wales Christenings and Marriages (Ancestry) - ($)|
|Cranbourne Online Parish Records|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. Chapelry ('parish') registers likely exist for this chapel commencing from 1845, at the Berkshire Record Office.
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
Cranbourne in GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870). Accessed: 15 Apr 2013.