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For individual English parish pages, see the relevant historic county or London page:  
 
*[[Bedfordshire Parishes|Bedfordshire]]  
 
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*[[Berkshire Parishes|Berkshire]]  
 
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*[[Worcestershire Parishes|Worcestershire]]  
 
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*[[Yorkshire Parishes|Yorkshire]]
 
*[[Yorkshire Parishes|Yorkshire]]
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*[[Anglesey Parishes|Anglesey]]
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*[[Breconshire Parishes|Breconshire]]
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*[[Caernarfonshire Parishes|Caernarvonshire]]
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*[[Cardiganshire Parishes|Cardiganshire]]
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*[[Carmarthenshire Parishes|Carmarthenshire]]
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*[[Denbighshire Parishes|Denbighshire]]
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*[[Flintshire Parishes|Flintshire]]
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*[[Glamorgan Parishes|Glamorgan]]
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*[[Merionethshire Parishes|Merionethshire]]
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*[[Monmouthshire Parishes|Monmouthshire]]
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*[[Montgomeryshire Parishes|Montgomeryshire]]
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*[[Pembrokeshire Parishes|Pembrokeshire]]
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*[[Radnorshire Parishes|Radnorshire]]
  
 
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  • Ancient parish - districts in England formed by the 13th century each with its own priest and often with boundaries the same as the local manor; given increasing civil administrative functions, their civil importance declined with the abolition of Church Rates in 1868.
  • Civil parish - in England, the smallest local government division, during the 19th century, took over the civil administrative activities of the ancient parishes and other areas. In Wales, the term used is community.
  • Ecclesiastical parish - a geographic subdivision of a diocese; the term is used in England to distinguish it from the corresponding civil parish.
  • Parish Administration in England and Wales - how English and Welsh parishes were managed from the 16th century and the sort of records which resulted
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For individual English parish pages, see the relevant historic county or London page:


For individual Welsh parish pages, see the relevant historic county page: