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ASHLEY cum Silverley (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Newmarket, hundred of Cheveley, county of Cambridge, 3¼ miles (E. by S.) from Newmarket.
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.
- Parish records begin in 1746
- Bishop Transcripts begin in 1563
Mircorfilm copies of these records are available from the Family History Library or your local Family History Center.
Parish registers for Ashley-cum-Silverley, 1630-1876: Film # 1040364 Items 3-13
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 241222.
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.
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- ↑ 2. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831; see at: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445