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|Frome Christ Church, Somerset|
|Poor Law Union||Frome PLU|
|Parish registers: 1844|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Diocese||Bath and Wells|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells|
|Location of Archive|
|Somerset Record Office|
FROME, or Frome-Selwood (Christ Church) was built as a chapelry in the ancient or mother parish, St. John the Baptist, and lying in the market-town, parish, and borough, east division of Somerset, 25 miles (N. E.) from Ilchester, and 105 miles ( W. by S. ) from London. Christ-Church, was erected in 1818. Two other chapelries, built in this place--one called Holy Trinity, built in 1838 and one in 1863, called St Mary's at Innox Hill as chapels of ease to St John's ancient parish. There were places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, and Presbyterians. The poor law union of Frome comprises 29 parishes or places.
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.
Frome Christ Church, Somerset parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)|
|FROME CHRIST CHURCH PARISH Online Records|
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474597.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Somerset Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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