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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]<ref>[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySomerset.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Somerset, England'], ''IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America,'' accessed 21 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/som/frontpage.shtml 'Somerset Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 13 February 2014.</ref>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Somerset/ Somerset Coverage,] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 21 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]<ref>[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySomerset.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Somerset, England'], ''IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America,'' accessed 21 October 2013.</ref>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 17 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Somerset/ Somerset Coverage,] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 21 October 2013.</ref>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 17 October 2013.</ref>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''SOPC''' = [http://wsom-opc.org.uk/ Somerset Online Parish Clerks - free]<ref>[http://wsom-opc.org.uk/ ''Somerset Online Parish Clerks Genealogy''], accessed 22 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''SOPC''' = [http://wsom-opc.org.uk/ Somerset Online Parish Clerks - free]<ref>[http://wsom-opc.org.uk/ ''Somerset Online Parish Clerks Genealogy''], accessed 22 October 2013.</ref>
 
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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  
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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
  
 
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Revision as of 00:10, 14 February 2014

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Parish History

SOMERTON, a small town, a parish, a sub-district, and a hundred, in Somerset. The town stands on an eminence adjacent to the river Cary, 5 miles ENE of Langport railway station. The parish includes the tythings of S.-Borough, S.-Earl, and Hurcott, and the hamlets of S.-Door, Catsgore, Highbrooks, and Midney. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.[1] [2]


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

Somerton, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS = FamilySearch - free[5]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[6]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[7]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[8]
SOPC = Somerset Online Parish Clerks - free[9]
SOMERTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1697-1812

FREG 1621, 1697-1885
1697-1886
1621, 1697-1899
FS 1599-1699
1697-1812

JOIN
1697-1812

NBI

1599-1915
PALL
1696-1818

SOPC 1697-1812
1837-1912
1697-1785

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

Census records

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. The first film number is 474603.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Somerset 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., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 133-139. Date accessed: 13 December 2013.
  2. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 25 September 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  4. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 13 February 2014.
  5. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Somerset, England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 21 October 2013.
  6. Somerset Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 21 October 2013.
  7. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  8. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  9. Somerset Online Parish Clerks Genealogy, accessed 22 October 2013.