Applegarth and Sibbaldbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Genealogy
Established Church—Old Parochial Registers
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Condition of Original Registers—
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Births: These are intermixed with marriages and deaths until 1775. The united record is blank for 1775–1777. Baptism and burials are intermixed from April 1777–November 1784. Mother's names are not recorded until April 1777.
Marriages: These are intermixed with births and deaths until July 1775. The united record is blank for 1775–1777. There are no entries for marriages for July 1775–November 1777, after which date there is a separate record.
Deaths: The record is Mortcloth Dues until July 1775. There are no entries July 1775–April 1777, from which date until 1784 no burials are recorded among the baptisms. There are no entries November 1784–August 1813, after which there are deaths recorded. There are no entries May 1814–January 1817.
Source: Key to the Parochial Registers of Scotland, by V. Ben Bloxham, pub. 1970. British Book 941 K23b.
The Statistical Account of Scotland for Applegarth and Subbadlbie for 1834 states that there were earlier registers of baptisms and marriages for 1694–1715, but apparently they have been lost. They may be intermixed with the Kirk Session Minutes for the same years.
Established Church—Kirk Session Records
Minutes 1694–1718, 1749–1851
Note: Available at the Scottish National Archives, Edinburgh, record CH2/1220.
Nonconformist Church Records
No known nonconformist groups. The Statistical Account of Scotland for 1834 states there were 23 seceding families totaling 107 persons, but no chapels within the parish.
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