Morchard Bishop, Devon Genealogy
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Guide to Morchard Bishop, Devon ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Morchard Bishop, Devon|
|Poor Law Union||Crediton|
|Parish registers: 1660|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1606|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Devon Record Office|
MORCHARD, BISHOP'S (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Crediton, Crediton and N. divisions of Devon, 6½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Crediton comprising 50 acres.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Morchard Bishop, Devon Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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|Morchard Bishop, Devon Genealogy Online Parish Records|
- Bible Christian Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241308.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Devon Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Morchard Bishop on GENUKI