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This collection includes baptism, marriage, family register, and burial records from both the Church of England and Roman Catholic Churches. The records in this collection span from 1681-1990 and are written in English, Latin, and Tamil.
Key genealogical information found in baptismal records may include:
- Child's Christian Name
- Day, Month, and Year of Birth
- Day, Month, and Year of Baptism
- Child’s Sex
- Parents’ Names
- Residence of Parents
- Trade or Profession of Father
- Name of Priest or Minister by whom the Ceremony was performed
Key genealogical information found in marriage records may include:
- When Married
- Full Names of Bride and Groom
- Age of the couple
- Rank or Profession
- Residence at the time of Marriage
- Father's Name and Surname
- Whether Marriage was by Banns or License
- Signatures of the Parties
- Signatures of two or more Witnesses present
- Name and designation of person by whom the Ceremony was Performed
- Name and Location of Church where the Marriage was Solemnized
Key genealogical information found in burial records may include:
- Full Name of the Deceased
- Age of the Deceased
- Day, Month, and Year of Death
- Nationality, Trade, or Profession
- Cause of death
- Day, Month, and Year of Burial
- Person by whom the Deceased was Buried
- Place of Burial
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Before using this collection, it is important to know the name of the person you are searching for and an approximate date of their baptism, marriage, or burial.
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Related Wiki Articles
- India Church Records
- Church of England Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Madras 1698 to 1948
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Citing Family Search Historical Collections
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Citation Example for Records Found in FamilySearch Historical Collections
The following are examples of records found in different collections. Please help us by replacing these examples with a citation for a record you have found in this collection.
- “Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; from Delaware, State Marriage Records 23 November 1913, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover; FHL microfilm 2,025,063.
- “El Salvador Civil Registration,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: 21 March 2011), Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, 1880; from La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal, San Salvador.
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Citation for This Collection
The following citations refer to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. They may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
India, Madras. Church of England. Parish Registers. St Mary’s Church, Fort St. George, Madras.
India, Tamil Nadu. Roman Catholic Church. Parish Registers. Sacred Heart of Mary, Sathipattu, South Arcot.
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.