Glass, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Genealogy
Established Church–Old Parochial Registers
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Condition of Original Registers—
Index: For an index to these records, see the Scottish Church Records Index available on computers at the Family History Library and family history centers. The records may be indexed in the International Genealogical Index.
Births: There are only six birth entries prior to 1746. Pages from the beginning to 1812 are attested by James Anderson, Session–Clerk.
Marriages: There is only one entry November 1774–May 1776 and no entries June 1787–November 1789. Pages are blank March 1796–1838.
Source: Key to the Parochial Registers of Scotland, by V. Ben Bloxham, pub. 1970. British Book 941 K23b.
Established Church—Kirk Session Records
Note: Available at the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh, record CH2/477
Nonconformist Church Records
Glass Free Church
The minister of Glass was one of those deposed in the Strathbogie case. The congregation had practically left the Establishment before the Disruption, and enjoyed regular supply. Church and manse were erected in 1845. The congregation suffered through depopulation and changes in tenancies of farms.
Membership: 1848, 184; 1900, 134.
Source: Annals of the Free Church of Scotland, 1843–1900, ed. Rev. William Ewing, D.D., 2 vols. pub. 1914. Film #918572. More details are given in the source.
The extent of records is unknown.
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