Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/10/2012

London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812

Parish records–primarily baptisms, marriages, and burials–are the best source of vital record information before the nineteenth century. Before Civil Registration began in 1837, key events in a person’s life were typically recorded by the Church rather than the State. Starting in the sixteenth century, parish records are some of the longest running records available. for more click here

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