Wales, Montgomeryshire Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Wales, Montgomeryshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 .
This collection contains baptisms, marriages, and burials from parishes in Westminster. This collection was done in cooperation with FindMyPast, and a full version of the index can be found at www.findmypast.co.uk
Record History, Content and Use
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- "Wales, Montgomeryshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Parish Records Collection 1538-2005." Index and images. findmypast .co.uk. www.findmypast.co.uk : Brightsolid, 2012. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.