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Published by S. Palmer .
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Surname, Name, Parish or Place, County, Year, Number of Book, Page * It is difficult to understand by Parliament, by the Act 6 & 7 William IV, C 36 (commonly called the Registration Act) sanctioned the transmission to the General Register Office of certified copies, instead of duplicates of the register books. Parish registers are a different story. Some collections are transcriptions of the original images and must therefore be backed up by a search of the originals in the record office, others include register pages images that you can flick through as though you have the register in front of you. The important part again is knowing what is included. Source: Notes and Queries Vol. 1 4th S. (9) Feb 29 Pages Rather more than 9 years since I called the attention of readers of "N & Q " (2 nd S. vi, , ) to the deplorable condition of parish registers, and urged the necessity for collecting and depositing them in some fire-proof building in London, under proper guardianship, with a view to their future safe custody. crosses, their names forever engraved on stone. But the French parish registers, which are wandering in America, will soon disintegrate, and the names of the dead they contain will fall into oblivion forever, never to be remembered by the living - nonexistent - their genealogies, their .

The maintenance of parish sacramental registers is critical. There are protocols to follow to ensure accurate sacramental records. If you have questions about recording information, sending information to other parishes, information that is missing or incorrect, or issuing sacramental certificates, we can help!   A guide to Derbyshire Anglican, Catholic and Non-Conformist church registers. Derbyshire Record Office is also the Derby Diocesan Record Office for the Church of England. Many non-conformist churches also deposit their records and registers. Catholic registers, however, are mostly held elsewhere (see below). Anglican (Church of England) Parish Registers Parish registers are the .   The register contains an alphabetical listing of the names of individuals, their parents' names, birth dates, wedding dates, spouses' names, death dates, ages (at death), and causes of death. Much or all of this material is available on microfiche: St. Helena Parish register, (bulk ) (S.C. Historical Society microform: 50/). the records and a plea for their greater accessibility. Parish Registers in Quebec There are several factors behind the accessibility of parish records in Quebec. The colonial officials during the French regime mandated that the parish priest was to copy the register and forward the duplicate to the local government.

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