Hertfordshire Church Records

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Parish Registers

Images of Hertfordshire's parish registers are available online at findmypast.

Baptisms

275,730 Hertfordshire entries are included in England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 at Ancestry (£). Formerly known as British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Coverage.[1]

Marriages

Courtesy of Hertfordshire County Council:

132 Hertfordshire parishes are indexed in Joiner's Marriage Index (£). Coverage.[2]

49 Hertfordshire parishes are indexed in Boyd's Marriage Index (£). Coverage.[3]

66,597 Hertfordshire entries are included in England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 at Ancestry (£). Formerly known as British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Coverage.[4]

Burials

Burials from 173 Hertfordshire places (137,063 entries) are included in the National Burial Index (£). Coverage.[5]

Courtesy of Hertfordshire County Council:

Marriage Licences

  • 1538-1922 - Marriages and Marriage Licences (1538-1922) at Hertfordshire County Council website - free. "The marriage licence index is for surviving bonds and allegations in the Diocesan records held at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies. It has been transferred to Hertfordshire Names Online from a combination of Mr T F Allen’s typescript index, transcripts previously published in the Hertfordshire Genealogist and original documents not included in either."
  • 1583-1715 - Hertfordshire Genealogist and Antiquary.3 vols. 1895-1898. by William Brigg includes calendars for Archdeaconry of St. Albans (1583-1715) and Archdeaconry of Huntingdon, Hitchin Division (1610-1649). Digitised by FamilySearch: Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 | Vol. 3.

References

  1. 'Genoot Library - British Isles Vital Record Index Breakdown,' Genoot, accessed 1 September 2013.
  2. 'Coverage of the Joiner Marriage Index', The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 1 September 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' British Origins, (Wayback Machine) accessed 31 August 2013.
  4. 'Genoot Library - British Isles Vital Record Index Breakdown,' Genoot, accessed 1 September 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 1 September 2013.
  6. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.