James Cordner

M, #1, b. circa 1774, d. 19 August 1846
ChartsDescendant Chart of James Cordner(Box)
Descendant Chart of James Cordner (Indented)
Pedigree Chart John William Cordner [My father] (Box)
Pedigree Chart of John William Cordner [My father] (Indented)
Birth*circa 1774James Cordner was born circa 1774 at Ireland?; Date by calculation.
Location from a reference in son John's baptism at Bishopwearmouth "4th son of James Corner Marr Native of Ireland and Jane his wife late Renny Native of Durham."1,2 
Milit-Beg*26 February 1795He began military service on 26 February 1795 at Guernsey, Channel Islands.3
MILITARY RECORD:

Archie McMillam (Military Researcher) points out that James first appears
as a serjeant in the muster rolls suggesting previous military serice but
a check has shown it not to be in the Durham Militia

Served in Durham Fencible Infantry WO13 3837 to 3840 searched at
PRO Chancery Lane 26.5.1977 Muster Rolls for Loyal Durham Fencible
Regiment of Infantry

1795
Muster Roll of His Majesty's Loyal Durham Fencible Regiment of Infantry
for 282 days commencing the 26th day of February and ending the
4th day of December 1795 both days inclusive.
Serjeant No 28 James Cordner Date of Attestation 22 June (1795)

Muster Roll 20 days commencing 5th December ending 24th December 1795.
Serjeant No 11 James Cordner effective for whole muster.
Guernsey 27th April 1796

Muster Roll 183 days 25th December 1795 ending 24th June 1796.
Serjeants broken periods from commencement of muster
James Cordner Ted 2 March

Intermediate broken periods of Private Men James Cordner from Serjeant
3 March to Corpl 24th May

Corporals broken periods to termination of muster James Cordner from
Private 25th May. Guernsey 20th Sept 1796

Muster Roll 182 days 25th June ending 24th December 1796 Corporal
No 2 Jas Cordner effective whole muster. Guernsey 9th April 1797

Muster Roll 153 days 25th December 1796 to 26th May 1797 inc
Corporal No 2 Jas Cordner effective for whole muster.

Commencing 27th May 1797
Mustered Downpatrick 27th August 1797 Corporal No4 Jas Cordner.
As it stood at landing on 27th May 1797

Muster Roll 120 days commencing 28th May 1797 ending 30th
September 1797 Corporal No 4 Jas Cordner effective for the whole
muster under cause if absent Comm. at Downpatrick 9th March 1797

Muster Roll 189 days 1st October 1797 ending 31st March 1798.
Corporal No 6 Jas Cordner Buxton Home 2nd March 1799

Monthly Pay Lists and Musters

April 1798 Captain Morgans Company Corporals
James Cordner 30 days £1.15.7½ d at Gorey 31.10.1798

May 1798 Captains Morgans Company Corporals
James Cordner 31 days £1.16.9¾ d at Gorey 31.10.1798

June 1798 Captains Morgans Company Corporals
James Cordner 30 days £1.15.7½ d at Gorey 31.10.1798

July 1798 Captains Morgans Company Corporals
James Cordner 31 days £1.16.9¾ d at Gorey 31.10.1798

August 1798 Captain Morgans Company Corporals
James Cordner 31 days £1.16.9¾ d at Gorey 31.10.1798

September 1798 Captain Morgans Company Corporal
James Cordner 30 days £1.15.7½ d at Gorey 31.10.1798

October 1798 Captain Morgans Company Corporal
James Cordner 31 days £1.16.9¾ d at Gorey 30.10.1798

November 1798 Captain Morgans Company Corporal
James Cordner 13 days 15.5¼ d
Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
James Cordner 17 days £1.6.6¾ d at Gorey 30.11.1798

December 1798 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d

January 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
Jas Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Gorey 31.1.1799

February 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
Jas Cordner 28 days £2.3.9 on command at Gorey 28.2.1799

March 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
Jas Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d

April 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
Jas Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d at Gorey 30.4.1799

May 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Willfield 1.6.1799

June 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d at Carnew 1.7.1799

July 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Gorey 1.8.1799

August 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Carnew 31.8.1799

September 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d on Furlough at Carnew 1.10.1799

October 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Carnew 1.11.1799

November 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d at Mt.Hebo 2.12.1799

December 1799 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Carnew 1.1.1800

January 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Carnew 1.2.1800

February 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 28 days £2.3.9 d at Carnew 1.3.1800

March 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Carnew 1.4.1800

April 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d at Naas 2.5.1800

May 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Naas 3.6.1800

June 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d at Willfield 1.7.1800

July 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Willfield 2.8.1800

August 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeants
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Naas 2.9.1800

September 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
James Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d (Hospital) at Blessington 3.10.1800

October 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
James Cordner 31 days £2.8.5¼ d at Naas 3.11.1800

November 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
Jas Cordner 30 days £2.6.10½ d at Blessington 6.12.1800

December 1800 Lt. Colonels Company Serjeant
Jas Cordner 6 days 9.4½ d Private Jas Cordner 25 days £1.5.0 d

January 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 d at Naas 10.2.1801

February 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 28 days £1.8.0 d Detachment at Naas 5.3.1801

March 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 Hospital at Naas 10.4.1801

April 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 30 days £1.10.0 Hospital at Naas 8.5.1801

May 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 at Naas 10.6.1801

June 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 30 days £1.10.0 at Naas 11.7.1801

July 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 at Naas 7.8.1801

August 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days Detachment at Naas 5.9.1801

September 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 30 days Detachment at Naas 6.10.1801

October 1801 Lt. Colonels Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days Detachment at Naas

November 1801 Lt. Colonels Company

December 1801 Private Jas Cordner Detachment at Naas

January 1802 (25 Dec to 24 Jan) Vacant Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 31 in lieu of beer at Naas

February 1802 (25 Jan to 24 Feb) Vacant Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 31 in lieu of beer at Naas

March 1802 (25 Feb to 24 Mar) Vacant Company Private
Jas Cordner 28 days £1.8.0 28 in lieu of beer at Naas

April 1802 (25 Mar to 24 Apr) Vacant Company Private
Jas Cordner 31 days £1.11.0 31 in lieu of beer
Stationed at Naas and Liverpool 25 May 1802

25th April to 19th June 1802 56 days
Private Men Cordner James £2.16.0
28 days in Stationary Quarters
28 in lieu of beer

Station where quartered or encamped and No of the route by which
the march -Liverpool

Remarks - Discharged Ireland


Name Variation6 September 1795 As of 6 September 1795, James Cordner was also known as James Cordon Banns of marriage were published betweenJames Cordon and Jane Renny both of this parish Sept 6-13-20 1795 by G Stephenson Curate.4 
Marriage Bann6 September 1795Marriage banns for James Cordner and Jane Renny were published on 6 September 1795 at Bishopwearmouth St Michael, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; Banns of marriage were published betweenJames Cordon and Jane Renny both of this parish Sept 6-13-20 1795 by G Stephenson Curate.5 
Marriage1796James Cordner married Jane Renny, daughter of Richard Renny and Isable Rutherford, in 1796 at Bp Wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; Durham 1776 - 1800
1796 Corner Jas + Jane Renny Bp Wearmouth.6 
Name Variation14 January 1796 As of 14 January 1796, James Cordner was also known as James Corner January 1796
14th James Corner a private in the Durham Fencible Infantry and Jane Renny.7 
Marriage*14 January 1796He married Jane Renny, daughter of Richard Renny and Isable Rutherford, on 14 January 1796 at Bishopwearmouth St Michael, Bp wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; Banns of marriage were published in this church between James Corner private in the Durham Fencible Infantry and Jane Renny both of this parish.

404 The said James Corner and Jane Renny were married in this church by banns this Fourteenth day of January by me Edward Davison Off. Curate.

This marriage was solemnised between us James Cordner and Jane x Renny now Corner in the prescence of Matthew Proctor.8 
BishopTran*14 January 1796James Cordner and Jane Renny were married on January 1796
14th James Corner a private in the Durham Fencible Infantry and Jane Renny on 14 January 1796 at Bp Wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.9 
(Father) Birth1802James Cordner witnessed the birth of Ann Cordner in 1802 at Hilton Ferry, Co Durham, England.10 
Milit-End*19 June 1802James Cordner ended military service on 19 June 1802 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.11 
Occupation31 August 1802He was Quarryman on 31 August 1802.12 
(Witness) Burial31 August 1802He witnessed the burial of Ann Cordner on 31 August 1802 at Bishopwearmouth St Michael, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.13 
(Witness) Baptism11 March 1810James Cordner witnessed the baptism of John Cordner on 11 March 1810 at Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; 1810 Mar 11th John Corner born Feb 16th 1810 4th Son of James Corner Marr Native of Ireland and Jane his wife late Renny Native of Durham.14 
(Witness) Baptism29 May 1815James Cordner witnessed the baptism of Ann Cordner on 29 May 1815 at Hilton Ferry, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; 1815 May 29th Ann and Isabella twin daughters of James and Jane Cordener Hilton Low Ferry Publican Robert Gray S Curate.15 
(Witness) Baptism29 May 1815James Cordner witnessed the baptism of Isabella Cordner on 29 May 1815 at Hilton Ferry, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; 1815 May 29th Ann and Isabella twin daughters of James and Jane Cordener Hilton Low Ferry Publican Robert Gray S Curate.15 
(Witness) Baptism8 August 1816James Cordner witnessed the baptism of Richard Cordner on 8 August 1816 at Bishopwearmouth St Michael, Bp Wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.16,17 
(Witness) Baptism14 January 1821James Cordner witnessed the baptism of Louisa Cordner on 14 January 1821 at St Michael, Bp Wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; Bishopwearmouth (T & W RO MF1042 (DRO Ep/Biw10)) dau James & Jane Cordner
Hylton Ferry Quarryman.18
 
Occupation*1829James Cordner was Publican, Gibraltar Rock, Hylton
Jas Cordner in 1829 at Gibraltar Rock, Hylton Ferry, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.19 
Occupation17 March 1839He was Fathers: James Cordner Attorney
on 17 March 1839.20 
(Witness) Note17 March 1839He was a witness Richard claimed his father to be an attorney on his wedding record. There is no proof to support this claim. with Richard Cordner on 17 March 1839.8 
(Witness) Marriage17 March 1839James Cordner witnessed the marriage of Richard Cordner and Margaret Moor on 17 March 1839 at Bishopwearmouth Church, Bp wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; No 451 17 Mar 1839

Richard Cordner of full age Batchelor Stonecutter Hylton
to Margaret Moor a minor Spinster Hylton

Fathers: James Cordner Attorney
Robert Moor Pitman

Richard signed Margaret put her mark.20
NEWCASTLE COURANT - Friday 22 March 1839

Marriages

The 17th inst Mr Richard Cordner, to Miss Margaret Moor.
Census 1841*6 June 1841James Cordnerappeared in the 1841 census at Union Workhouse, South Hylton, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.21
1841 Census South Hylton (6/7 June ) DRO M27/8
Sunderland Union Workhouse
James Cowdon          Male     65     Pauper     Not Born in Same County

This could well be James since we know he died here and no
other record has been found
Occupation14 November 1841He was Fathers: James Cordner Solicitor on 14 November 1841.22 
(Witness) Marriage14 November 1841He witnessed the marriage of William Cordner and Ann Jackson on 14 November 1841 at All Saints Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; 14 Nov 1841
William Cordner of full age Widower Stone Cutter to Ann Jackson of full age Spinster Servant
Both resident in St Peters
Fathers: James Cordner Solicitor
George Jackson Farmer.23
1841 No 322
14 Nov 1841 William Cordner of full age Widower Stone Cutter
to Ann Jackson of full age Spinster Servant
Both resident in St Peters
Fathers: James Cordner Solicitor
George Jackson Farmer

It should be noted that Eliza Maughan does not fit easily because she is
claimed as Step-daughter and yet we know that Ann was called Jackson and a
spinster so do we assume that she was her illegitimate child?
Death*19 August 1846James Cordner died on 19 August 1846 at Union Workhouse, Bp Wearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; Sunderland, Bishopwearmouth sub-district entry 459.24
Burial*21 August 1846He was buried on 21 August 1846 at South Hylton Churchyard, Sunderland, Co Durham, England; died Aug 19th 1846
James Cordner Publican South Hylton buried August 21 Age 72 by Joseph Law Incumbent.25 
Occupation21 August 1846He was Publican aged 72 on 21 August 1846 at South Hylton, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.26 

Family

Jane Renny b. 12 Jun 1775, d. 30 Nov 1848
Children 1.Charlotte Cordner+ b. 1797, d. 1859
 2.Ann Cordner b. 1802, d. 28 Aug 1802
 3.James Cordner+ b. c 1805, d. 26 Feb 1865
 4.William Cordner+ b. c 1806, d. 27 Mar 1891
 5.Thomas Cordner+ b. c 1808
 6.John Cordner+27 b. 16 Feb 1810, d. Aug 1832
 7.Ann Cordner15 b. May 1815, d. Jun 1815
 8.Isabella Cordner15 b. May 1815, d. Jun 1815
 9.Richard Cordner+15 b. 1816, d. Sep 1881
 10.Louisa Cordner+28 b. c 1821, d. Mar 1864

Citations

  1. [S14] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, DRO Ep/Biw 9.
  2. [S27] Unknown compiler, "GRO Death Cert, Sunderland Burkes Landed Gentry", Ancestral File.
  3. [S4] Unknown subject, Military Record, UK Public Record Office (Kew) WO13 3837 to 3840.
  4. [S73] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, DRO Bishopwearmouth Banns.
  5. [S73] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, Bishopwearmouth Banns.
  6. [S136] Unknown author, boyds marriage Index.
  7. [S5] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England.
  8. [S77] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England.
    Bishopwearmouth Par Reg Marr

    No 451 17 Mar 1839

    Richard Cordner of full age Batchelor Stonecutter Hylton
    to Margaret Moor a minor Spinster Hylton

    Fathers: James Cordner Attorney
    Robert Moor Pitman

    Richard signed Margaret put her mark
  9. [S5] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, Bishops Transcripts for Bishopwearmouth.
  10. [S14] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, Parish Records Collection 1538-2005 burial
    Place:     Bishopwearmouth/St. Michael & All Angels.
  11. [S4] Unknown subject, Military Record, PRO WO13 3837 to 3840.
  12. [S15] Unknown compiler, "Ann Cordner Hilton Ferry Dr of James Cordner Quarryman Died 28th (Aug 1802) Age Infant", Ancestral File, Bishopwearmouth St Michael Burial Register.
  13. [S15] Unknown compiler, "Ann Cordner Hilton Ferry Dr of James Cordner Quarryman Died 28th (Aug 1802) Age Infant", Ancestral File, DRO Ep/Biw 8

    Parish Records Collection 1538-2005burial
    Place:     Bishopwearmouth/St. Michael & All Angels.
    Parish Records Collection 1538-2005 burial
    Forenames:     Ann Surname:     CORDNER
    Abode:     Hilton Ferry
    Day:     31 Month:     Aug Year:     1802
    Age:     inf
    Relationship:     daughter
    Related Forenames:     James (quarryman)
    Place:     Bishopwearmouth/St. Michael & All Angels
    County:     Durham Country:     England
    Checked:     Y
    Notes:     
    Other Info:     

    Record source:     Northumberland and Durham Burials
    Data provider:     Northumberland & Durham Family History Society
    Transcriptions © Northumberland & Durham Family History Society
  14. [S14] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, Ep/Biw 9 Baptisms 1807 - 1812.
  15. [S47] Unknown record type Transcript, unknown parish, unknown period.
  16. [S47] Unknown record type Transcript, unknown parish, unknown period "Parish baptismal register for Bishopwearmouth St Michaels and All Angels."
  17. [S7] Unknown compiler, "Bishopwearmouth St Michael Parish Register", Ancestral File, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch
    (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NX8Q-MHX : 10 February 2018,
    Jane Cordener in entry for Richard Cordener, ); citing item 1 p 149,
    index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah,
    Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,514,674.
    Name: Richard Cordener
    Residence Place: Bishop-Wearmouth, Durham, England
    Gender: Male
    Christening Date: 08 Aug 1816
    Christening Date (Original): 8 Aug 1816
    Christening Place: Bishop-Wearmouth, Durham, England
    Birthplace:
    Birth Date:
    Name Note:
    Death Date:
    Father's Name: James Cordener
    Race:
    Father's Birthplace:
    Father's Age:
    Mother's Name: Jane Cordener
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01409-7
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Mother's Age:
    System Origin: England-EASy
    GS Film number: 1514674
    Reference ID: item 1 p 149

    Citing this Record
    "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch
    (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NX8Q-MHX : 10 February 2018,
    Jane Cordener in entry for Richard Cordener, ); citing item 1 p 149,
    index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah,
    Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,514,674.
  18. [S51] Unknown record type Transcript, unknown parish, unknown period "Bishopwearmouth (T & W RO MF1042 (DRO Ep/Biw10))."
  19. [S12] Unknown author, Pigot + Co.
  20. [S77] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, No 451 17 Mar 1839.
  21. [S75] 1841 Census South Hylton, DRO M27/8.
  22. [S115] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  23. [S115] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address, 1841 No 322.
  24. [S108] Unknown volume, GRO Sunderland, unknown repository.
  25. [S3] Unknown compiler, "St Mary, South Hylton Par Reg", Ancestral File, DRO M42/525 (697).

  26. [S3] Unknown compiler, "St Mary, South Hylton Par Reg", Ancestral File, DRO M42/525.
  27. [S14] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, Ep/Biw 9 Baptisms 1807 - 1812.
  28. [S51] Unknown record type Transcript, unknown parish, unknown period "Bishopwearmouth."