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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
A parish in Cambridge and one of the 14 parishes in Cambridge. Queen's College was founded by Margaret of Anjou, consort of Henry VI., in 1446, and refounded by Elizabeth Widville, consort of Edward IV., in 1465.<ref>2. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831 See at: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445</ref> <br>
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A parish in Cambridge and one of the 14 parishes in Cambridge. Queen's College was founded by Margaret of Anjou, consort of Henry VI., in 1446, and refounded by Elizabeth Widville, consort of Edward IV., in 1465.<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445 Topographical Dictionary of England]'', publ. London: 1848; Date accessed: 05 June 2013. </ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 17:55, 21 June 2013

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Parish History

A parish in Cambridge and one of the 14 parishes in Cambridge. Queen's College was founded by Margaret of Anjou, consort of Henry VI., in 1446, and refounded by Elizabeth Widville, consort of Edward IV., in 1465.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848; Date accessed: 05 June 2013.

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.