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Pre - 1837 records

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Susan Report 29 Jan 2021 01:44

I know I would have to look at Parish Records but where can I find them on the web?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 29 Jan 2021 07:39

Family search is a good place to start


nameslessone Report 29 Jan 2021 09:18


They don’t have full coverage but well worth a try. Some places have Online Parish clerks known as OPC. They will do the lookup for you. You would need to do a ‘search’ to find if the place has one. Also check out Genuki ‘place name’ that will usually tell you the dates covered. If you need a lot of entries for one place look at the Family history societies - they often sell their transcriptions on disc.


ErikaH Report 29 Jan 2021 09:36

FMP and Ancestry have some. Obviously not free, but GR members will help, if asked

A lot depends on ‘where’ - some counties are better than others

Lancashire is particulalry well-served


malyon Report 29 Jan 2021 13:22



ArgyllGran Report 29 Jan 2021 13:30

You don't say which country.

For Scotland:


nameslessone Report 29 Jan 2021 13:34


Thanks for putting up the correct link for free reg. I’m always doing it the wrong way.


mgnv Report 30 Jan 2021 11:36

Check out

You might have to do a free rego