FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject English parishes

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This is a child WikiProject of WikiProject England with a focus on improving the articles about the many hundreds of English parishes.

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Articles about English parishes. As WikiProjects for different English counties are created this project will work in conjunction with those projects on parish articles for each specific county.


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  • Steve
  • Nathan - I am working on developing coverage charts for parish registers available online.
  • User:DowneOPC working on deposited records at Bromley Archives, Kent as part of Kent Online Parish Clerks


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Parish History

Replaced the boilerplate text on parish pages from

Add a general overview of the history of this parish. It can be a few sentences or a couple of paragraphs. If it is a few sentences leave the expansion box in place to encourage a more lengthy history.


Ultimately this section should be written using multiple sources. Notable gazetteers should be listed in the 'Maps and Gazetteer' section and could include a brief extract of the entry.

Resources section

A link to Family History Library catalogue may fit well in this section.

Census records

Replaced the boilerplate text on parish pages from

Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.


There are a few templates that have been created that may or may not be used.


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