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Data Added Over 3000 additional Yorkshire marriage details and over 3500 England and Wales birth registration details added to database in 2017 Table of Death registration details for England and Wales with age at death added in 2017

George Marsh of Tankersley Autobiography

A Sketch of the Life of George Marsh of Pilley Green, Tankersley, Barnsley   Originally published by Pawson & Brailsford, Sheffield, 1912 Contains references to three Couldwell men. INTRODUCTION In publishing this short sketch of the life of one of the most respected inhabitants of Pilley, in the Parish of Tankersley, Yorks., it is hoped …

Almondbury Parish

      Extract from this volume, pages 364 to 385 inc. which cover Chapter V: All Saints’ Church, Netherthong; St John’s Upperthong; Saint David’s Holmbridge and Lane Independent. These churches and chapels are likely to have been used by the early Coldwell families dwelling in the Holmfirth area. Extract          

Kirkburton Parish Church

  ALL HALLOWS CHURCH KIRKBURTON   The Holmfirth region falls within two parishes, Almondbury and Kirkburton. Both of the parish church records are important sources of early Coldwell Birth, Marriages and Death records. This note gives some background to the Kirkburton parish. The link below takes you to the Introduction of the book “The Parish Registers of Kirkburton …

Green-Armytage (solicitors) Papers (Holme Valley)

  Coldwell references in the Green-Armytage papers.   From Dr George Redmonds 1601 Court Roll of the manor of Meltham.  Thomas Coldwell was fined 4d for digging turves in Meltham. 1634 Court Roll of the manor of Meltham. Ux. Coldwell was fined for digging turves in Meltham. 1655 Bond. Thomas Hinchliffe of Waterside in Holmfirth, …

York Minster Records

  YORK MINSTER RECORDS SURNAME NAME PLACE JOB YEAR SOURCE COLDWELL NOCNAME [F] HOLMFRITH NOJOB 1379 SUBSIDY COLDWELL THOMAS DE HOLMFRITH NOJOB 1379 SUBSIDY COLDWELL JOHANNES DE HOLMFRITH NOJOB 1379 SUBSIDY CALDWELL RICARDUS DE SCOTTON NOJOB 1379 SUBSIDY COLDALL ALEXANDER DE YORK TAXLLOUR 1389 FREEDOM COLDALE AGNES YORK NOJOB 1429 CORPUS CHRISTI CALDWELL JOHANNES YORK …