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Guide to Cambridge St Mary the Less, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Cambridge St Mary the Less, Cambridgeshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cambridge Borough
County Cambridgeshire
Poor Law Union Cambridge PLU
Registration District Cambridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1557
Bishop's Transcripts: 1597
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cambridge
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Cambridge, St Mary the Less, a parish in Cambridge and one of the 14 parishes in Cambridge. The church of St. Mary the Less is later English; was recently restored; has a rich east window; and contains a Norman font.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church Records

FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex
CFHS = Cambridgeshire Family History Society
  CAMBRIDGE ST MARY THE LESS (1557) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1712-1912 1834-1936 1834-1915
JOIN None
1557-1837 None
CFHS 1557-1950 1557-1950 1557-1950

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non Conformist Churches

None

Census records

Information on these records is available on the Wiki page for Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Cambridge St Mary the Less on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 479-497. Adapted. Date accessed: 16 January 2014.

 

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