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NOTE: The locality hierarchy of parish then town may be reversed for some locations.

Question #1: Some Bristol events have been attributed to the wrong parish. How can I determine the correct parish?
Answer #1: In looking at the record details, you will see a digital folder number towards the bottom. Use this digital folder number and the chart below to determine the correct parish.

Parish Digital Folder Number
St. Stephens Parish 4242523
St Mary's Church, Tyndal Parish 4247023

Question #2: The record details show the film number to be the same as the digital folder number. Is this correct?
Answer #2: This collection has been captured directly to digital images. There is no microfilm to be viewed for this collection. Due to contract restrictions, the images are not currently available online.

Question #3: There are Birth and Christening records from Gloucestershire in the Bristol Parish records. Is this correct?
Answer #3: The Learn More Research Wiki states that the Diocese of Bristol covers the city itself, a number of parishes in southern Gloucestershire, to the north and east of the city and just a few parishes in north Somerset

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