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Many original Church of England records dating from South Carolina's colonial period (1706-1778) are kept at this facility. These were quasi-government records of birth, marriages, and deaths recorded at 25 parishes. All surviving colonial parish registers have been published in ''South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'' ({{FHL|53362|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2s}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49042081 WorldCat entry], or in book form.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 600. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
 
Many original Church of England records dating from South Carolina's colonial period (1706-1778) are kept at this facility. These were quasi-government records of birth, marriages, and deaths recorded at 25 parishes. All surviving colonial parish registers have been published in ''South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'' ({{FHL|53362|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2s}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49042081 WorldCat entry], or in book form.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 600. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
  
For a descriptive inventory of surviving colonial parish registers, see Margaretta Childs, and Isabella G. Leland, "South Carolina Episcopal Church Records," ''South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'' 84 (October 1983): 250-63. ({{FHL|53362|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2s v. 84}}), [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49042081 WorldCat entry], digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567808 JSTOR] ($).
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For a descriptive inventory of surviving colonial parish records, see Margaretta Childs, and Isabella G. Leland, "South Carolina Episcopal Church Records," ''South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'' 84 (October 1983): 250-63. ({{FHL|53362|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2s v. 84}}), [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49042081 WorldCat entry], digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567808 JSTOR] ($).  
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For citations of individually published parish registers, see each parish's Wiki page: [[All Saints Parish, South Carolina|All Saints]]{{·}} [[Christ Church Parish, South Carolina|Christ Church]]{{·}} [[Prince Frederick Parish, South Carolina|Prince Frederick]]{{·}} [[Prince George Parish, South Carolina|Prince George]]{{·}} [[Prince William Parish, South Carolina|Prince William]]{{·}} [[St. Andrews Parish, South Carolina|St. Andrew's]]{{·}} [[St. Bartholomews Parish, South Carolina|St. Bartholomew's]]{{·}} [[St. Davids Parish, South Carolina|St. David's]]{{·}} [[St. George Dorchester Parish, South Carolina|St. George Dorchester]]{{·}} [[St. Helenas Parish, South Carolina|St. Helena's]]{{·}} [[St. James Goose Creek Parish, South Carolina|St. James Goose Creek]]{{·}} [[St. James Santee Parish, South Carolina|St. James Santee]]{{·}} [[St. Johns Berkeley Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Berkeley]]{{·}} [[St. Johns Colleton Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Colleton]]{{·}} [[St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina|St. Luke's]]{{·}} [[St. Marks Parish, South Carolina|St. Mark's]]{{·}} [[St. Matthews Parish, South Carolina|St. Matthew's]]{{·}} [[St. Michaels Parish, South Carolina|St. Michael's]]{{·}} [[St. Pauls Parish, South Carolina|St. Paul's]]{{·}} [[St. Peters Parish, South Carolina|St. Peter's]]{{·}} [[St. Philips Parish, South Carolina|St. Philip's]]{{·}} [[St. Stephens Parish, South Carolina|St. Stephen's]]{{·}} [[St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish, South Carolina|St. Thomas and St. Denis]]
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===

Revision as of 18:45, 17 May 2011

Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina Archives

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  bsnyder@dioceseofsc.org Mrs. Beth Snyder

Address:[1]

Diocesan House
126 Coming Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Telephone:[1]  843-722-4075, Fax: 843-723-7628

Map and public transportation:

Map: Google map.
Public transportation: CARTA trolley routes stop within three blocks:
  • trolley route 210 Warren Street and St. Philip Street
  • trolley route 211 King Street and Warren Street
  • trolley route 213 King Street and Warren Street

Internet sites and databases: Diocese of South Carolina (official site)

Collection Description

Many original Church of England records dating from South Carolina's colonial period (1706-1778) are kept at this facility. These were quasi-government records of birth, marriages, and deaths recorded at 25 parishes. All surviving colonial parish registers have been published in South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine (FHL Book 975.7 B2s) WorldCat entry, or in book form.[2]

For a descriptive inventory of surviving colonial parish records, see Margaretta Childs, and Isabella G. Leland, "South Carolina Episcopal Church Records," South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 84 (October 1983): 250-63. (FHL Book 975.7 B2s v. 84), WorldCat entry, digital version at JSTOR ($).

For citations of individually published parish registers, see each parish's Wiki page: All Saints · Christ Church · Prince Frederick · Prince George · Prince William · St. Andrew's · St. Bartholomew's · St. David's · St. George Dorchester · St. Helena's · St. James Goose Creek · St. James Santee · St. John's Berkeley · St. John's Colleton · St. Luke's · St. Mark's · St. Matthew's · St. Michael's · St. Paul's · St. Peter's · St. Philip's · St. Stephen's · St. Thomas and St. Denis

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina Archives, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Archives of the Episcopal Church, Austin, TX, has records of national officers. Most parish register birth, marriage, and death records remain at the parish level.

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Diocese of South Carolina at http://www.dioceseofsc.org/ (accessed 17 May 2011).
  2. Alice Eichholz, ed., Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 600. (FHL Book 973 D27rb). WorldCat entry.