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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
 
General overview
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Civil Registration  ===
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
  
Births, 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.
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Births, 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  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
  
Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing film the numbers in their collection.
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Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing film the numbers in their collection.  
  
 
=== Census records  ===
 
=== Census records  ===
  
a. {{British Census|241260}}
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a. {{British Census|241260}}  
  
=== Poor Law Unions ===
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=== Poor Law Unions ===
  
 
=== Probate records  ===
 
=== Probate records  ===
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [county] Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the artilce to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [county] Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the artilce to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:
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There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:  
  
*1851 Jurisdiction Maps
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*1851 Jurisdiction Maps  
 
*Vision of Britain
 
*Vision of Britain
  
 
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.
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Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:49, 13 March 2013

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Parish History

Resources

Civil Registration

Births, 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

Overview, Include information for parish registers and Bishop's Transcripts, Contact information for the office holding the original records, Links to the Family History Library Catalog showing film the numbers in their collection.

Census records

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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.


Poor Law Unions

Probate records

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

Maps and Gazetteers

There are many maps and gazetteers showing English places. Valuable web sites are:

  • 1851 Jurisdiction Maps
  • Vision of Britain


Web sites

Add here any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.