James Cordner

M, #21, b. 16 March 1846, d. 6 May 1848
Father*James Cordner b. c 1805, d. 26 Feb 1865
Mother*Mary Ann Robinson b. 19 Nov 1808, d. 1892
ChartsDescendant Chart of James Cordner(Box)
Descendant Chart of James Cordner (Indented)
Birth*16 March 1846James Cordner was born on 16 March 1846 at Houghton le Spring, Co Durham, England; Ju Qu
The date appears in the Baptism transcription without explanation but is very possibly the date of Birth.1 
Baptism4 June 1846He was baptized on 4 June 1846 at Chapel, South Hylton Ferry, Co Durham, England; Entry gives surname as Corner but it is very obvious that it is for James Cordner. Mother is correct name and father Jame's Memorial Inscription confirms details.2 
DeathJu Qu 1848He died Ju Qu 1848 at Houghton le Spring, Co Durham, England.3 
Burial*6 May 1848He was buried on 6 May 1848. 
Death*6 May 1848He died on 6 May 1848 at Houghton le Spring, at age 2.4 
(Witness) Mem Inscr'1865He witnessed the mem inscr' of James Cordner in 1865 at Penshaw Churchyard, Penshaw, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.5

Buried in Penshaw Churchyard marked by tombstone.

JAMES CORDNER of Shiney Row died 26th February 1865 aged 60;
son William died 2nd February 1829 aged 3 months;
son James died 6th May 1848 aged 2;
daughter Elizabeth Bell died 4th July 1851 aged 1 month;
daughter Louisa died 19 December 1852 aged 15;
daughter Mary Ann died 21st December 1854 aged 19.


  1. [S107] Unknown compiler Indexes "Record Transcription:
    England & Wales Births 1837-2006
    District Houghton Le Spring County Durham Country England
    Volume 24 Page 207."
    Record Transcription:
    England & Wales Births 1837-2006

    First name(s) JAMES Last name CORDNER
    Birth year 1846 Birth quarter 2 Registration month -
    Mother's maiden name -
    District Houghton Le Spring County Durham Country England
    Volume 24 Page 207
    Record set
    England & Wales Births 1837-2006
    Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Civil Births
    Collections from
    Great Britain, England


    Name: Mother's Maiden Surname:
    GRO Reference: 1846 J Quarter in HOUGHTON LE SPRING UNION Volume 24 Page 207
  2. [S78] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Durham Record Office, Durham, Co Durham, England, Record Transcription:
    Northumberland And Durham Baptisms
    Parish     South Hylton.
    Record Transcription:
    Northumberland And Durham Baptisms

    First name(s)     James Last name Corner [this is actually Cordner]
    Birth year     1846 Birth date ? ? 1846
    Baptism year     1846 Baptism date 04 Jun 1846
    Parish     South Hylton
    Father's first name(s)     James Father's last name     -
    Father's occupation     Quarryman
    Mother's first name(s)     Mary Ann Mother's last name     Robinson
    Residence     Pen[shaw] County Durham Country England
    Notes     16.03.1846 [Most probably his birth date]
    Record set     Northumberland And Durham Baptisms
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Parish Baptisms
    Collections from     England, Great Britain
  3. [S107] Unknown compiler Indexes "Death Ju Qu 1848 James Cordner Houghton le Spring (2)
    Vol24 Page 128."
  4. [S57] Unknown compiler, "Noted on father MI", Ancestral File.
  5. [S137] Interview, Alan Cordner, The Memorial Inscription has been personally seen and recorded by myself.