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Parish Registers were instigated by Cromwell from 1538, recording every wedding, baptism and burial. There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees. From 1597 a copy of the records had to be made and sent to the Bishop. Sometimes the Bishops' Transcript may contain more information than the original, so it can often be worthwhile tracking down both. For more information on Parish Registers there is a brief history on the Wikipedia Parish Register page.

After 1837 Civil Registration was introduced and the Local BMD and GRO BMD records become the primary source.

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Classification:Banns, Baptisms, Births, Bishops Transcripts, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Obituaries, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.chittenden.com.au/
Description:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Classification:Baptisms, Bishops Transcripts, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Family Search Records Collection - England
Link:Family Search Records Collection - England
Description:Family Search Records Collection - England
Extra Info:An increasing number of records, including census and parish records.
Classification:Banns, Baptisms, Bishops Transcripts, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records
Title:Parish Registers of Burnsall-in-Craven, Yorkshire
Link:http://archive.org/details/parishregisterof03burn
Description:Parish Registers of Burnsall-in-Craven, Yorkshire
Extra Info:Online book. 'Missing Registers' taken from the Diocean Registry at York. Covers 1740-1786 then 1672-1701. Then covers Burnsall people in other parish registers 1592-1812. Includes and index of names and places.
Classification:Baptisms, Bishops Transcripts, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:RUSHWORTH Surname and its Variants
Link:http://www.rushworth.com/
Description:RUSHWORTH Surname and its Variants

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