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Record Description

This collection contains baptisms, marriages, and burials from parishes in Westminster. This collection was done in cooperation with FindMyPast, and a full version of the index can be found at www.findmypast.co.uk

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Wales, Montgomeryshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Parish Records Collection 1538-2005." Index and images. findmypast .co.uk. www.findmypast.co.uk : Brightsolid, 2012. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

Record History, Content and Use

For additional information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Wales Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names, or variations of their name, throughout their life.

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How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information: To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.

Search the Collection

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

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