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Sources for Research in English Genealogy :
Parish Registers


Parish registers are church records that document births, marriages and
deaths. They exist in three forms: published alone, published as part of a
local history series, and unpublished.   Registers published as independent
monographs can be identified in a library's catalogs; consultation with a
reference librarian may be helpful.  Registers that are published as part of a
local history society series may be identified through use of the three
Mullins guides listed above. Locations of unpublished parish records may be
identified in the works listed below. 


1.	Guildhall Library (London, England).
	A Handlist of Parish Registers, Register Transcripts, and Related Records at
	Guildhall Library.  6th (rev.) ed.  London: Guildhall Library, 1990-  .  v. <1
	 >.  (Guildhall Library Research Guide; 4)

                                                CD1068 .L6 G85 1990 
		Contents: pt. 1.  City of London.



2.	The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers.  Edited by Cecil R.
	Humphery-Smith.  Chichester, Sussex, England: Phillimore, 1984.  1 atlas (v.,
	281 p.): maps (some col.)  

                                             	G1816 .E42 P5 1984 
 		Second edition published in Baltimore by Genealogical Pub. Co. in 1995.  
		Shows pre-1832 parochial boundaries. 


3.	Society of Genealogists (Great Britain)  
	Parish Register Copies in the Library of the Society of Genealogists.  10th
	ed. London: The Society, 1992.  vi, 120p.   

                                                  Z5313 .G69 S62 1992
		Library sources; no. 1.


4.	Steel, D. J. (Donald John)  
	National Index of Parish Registers.  Edited by D. J. Steel and Mrs. A. E. F.
	Steel.  London: Society of Genealogists, 1966-<1996 >.  v. <1-5, v. 6, pts.
	1-5; v. 7; v. 8, pts. 1-2; v. 9, pts. 1-5; v. 10, pt. 1; v. 11, pt. 1; v. 12;
	in 16>. 

                                                       CD1068 .A2 S8

	Vol. 3 has imprint: London, Published for the Society of Genealogists {by}
	Phillimore. Some volumes have subtitle: A guide to Anglican, Roman Catholic,
	and Nonconformist registers before 1837, together with information on marriage
	licenses, bishop's transcripts, and modern copies. 

	Stamped on t.p. of v. 5: Magna Carta Book Co., Baltimore, Md.

	Contents: v. 1.  General sources of births, marriages and deaths before 1837,
	v. 2.  Sources for nonconformist genealogy and family history, v. 3.  Sources
	for Roman Catholic genealogy and family history . . . Index to Vol. 1-3, v. 4. 
	South East England, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, v. 5. South Midlands and Welsh
	border comprising the counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire,
	Shropshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire,  v. 6.  The North and East
	Midlands, pt. 1, Staffordshire, pt. 2, Nottinghamshire, pt. 3, Leicestershire
	and Rutland, pt. 4, Lincolnshire, pt. 5, Derbyshire, v. 7.  East Anglia,
	Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, v. 8.  The West of England, pt. 1,
	Berkshire, pt. 2, Wiltshire, v. 9.  Home Counties (north of the Thames) and
	South East Midlands, pt. 1, Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, pt. 2,
	Northamptonshire, pt. 3, Buckinghamshire, pt. 4.  Essex, pt. 5, London and
	Middlesex, v. 10. pt. 1, Cheshire, v. 11.  North East England, pt. 1, Durham
	and Northumberland, v. 12. Sources for Scottish genealogy and family history.



5.	Tallis, J. A.  
	Original Parish Registers in Record Offices and Libraries.  Matlock: "Local
	Population Studies" [for] the Cambridge Group for the History of Population
	and Social Structure, 1974.  128 p.

                                                       CD1068 .A2 T27 

 	First supplement. 1976.  60 p.  

    	                                              CD1068 .A2 T27 Suppl 

6.	Simmons, Sylvia A.  
	Printed English and Welsh Parish Registers in the George Peabody Branch, Enoch
	Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland.  [Baltimore ?]: S.A. Timmons, [1979]. 
	[104] leaves.

                                                  Z7778 .G7 T55 1979
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