Canonbie Parish Resources to Download

With a special interest in family history in Canonbie parish, I have brought together a unique set of resources which everyone with ancestors from the parish should find to be of interest. These are designed to complement the information that can be got from the conventional genealogical resources that you might use such as Old Parish Registers, Censuses and Monumental Inscriptions. Hopefully, they may help you in your search. Some of these resources are available free of charge with a small charge for others.

Also check out our Liddesdale resources for download.

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Canonbie Farm Rental 1630 transcribed from the earliest available Buccleuch Estate Records. Almost all of the parish was owned by the Buccleuch Estates.

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Canonbie Farm Rental 1766-1767 transcribed from Buccleuch Estate Records. About 200 tenancies included.

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Canonbie Estate Rental 1814-1815 lists about 200 tenants of both farms and individual houses. Indexed by location.

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Canonbie Militia List 1802 over 300 names of men age 18-45 eligible for militia service in 1802. Includes addresses and occupations.

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Canonbie Irregular Marriages 1708-1855 over 250 irregular marriages of Canonbie residents identified within the Kirk Session records. Most of these marriages do not appear in the OPRs. Indexed by both male and female surnames.

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Canonbie Ante-nuptial Fornication Rebukes 1708-1855 over 250 couples named who have conceived a child out of wedlock and have subsequently got married. Particularly useful for marriages before 1768 for which there are no OPR listings. Indexed by both male and female surnames.

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Canonbie Illegitimate Births 1708 – 1855 around 975 illegitimate births recorded. Lists mother and the accused father. Locations often named. Child’s name not given. Indexed by mother’s name.

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Canonbie Illegitimate Births 1708 – 1855 around 975 illegitimate births recorded. Lists mother and the accused father. Locations often named. Child’s name not given. Indexed by father’s name.

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