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Edderton, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland (# 63)

History

Established Church—Old Parochial Registers

Years Covered FHL Film Number
Births: 1799–1844 0990580 item 2
Marriages: 1812–1852 0990580 item 2
Deaths: No entries

Condition of Original Registers—
Index: For an index to these records, see the Scottish Church Records Index on computer at the Family History Library under “Databases on the Network.”
Births: There are only 5 entries, 1799 and 1802, prior to 1809, from which date the register is regularly kept.
Marriages: Marriages are recorded among the baptisms for the same period.
Source: Key to the Parochial Registers of Scotland, by V. Ben Bloxham, pub. 1970. British Book 941 K23b.


Established Church—Kirk Session Records

Minutes 1821–1851
Other post-1855 records
Note: Available at the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh, record CH2/1411.


Nonconformist Church Records


Edderton Free Church

History—
The minister of the parish, and his congregation "came out" at the Disruption. A new church had been built by the heritors in 1842, and they handed over the old building to the Free Church, which was repaired in 1851. It is one of the oldest churches in the north of Scotland having been built in 1743. The population seriously decreased over time.
Membership: 1855, 400; 1900, 34.
Source: Annals of the Free Church of Scotland, 1843–1900, ed. Rev. William Ewing, D.D., 2 vols. pub. 1914. Film #918572. More details may be given in the source, including ministers.

Records— The extent of records is unknown.




 

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