Bishops' Transcripts and Marriage Licences, Bonds and Allegations: A Guide to Their Location and Indexes

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 1997 - Reference - 56 pages
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Page 6 - Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA tel...
Page 4 - This is a guide to the location of Bishops' Transcripts and of the records connected with the issue of Marriage Licences. It also describes any abstracts. calendars and indexes to the latter, published or unpublished, and, when these are lacking, gives an indication of the arrangement of the surviving original documents. For Bishops...
Page 4 - Transcripts (or Register Bills) were supposed to be returned annually, by the clergy of each parish, to the Bishop, archdeacon or peculiar authority. Their survival has varied widely, as described under each county heading. There is invariably a gap for the period of the Civil War and the Commonwealth (the...
Page 4 - Ocnmonwealth (the 1640s and 1650s), as dicoesan and similar authority was suspended or abolished at that time (and this is the case with Marriage Licence records too). It will be found that after the introduction of civil registration In 1837 only baptisms and burials are usually returned, and the submission of the transcripts, in general, died out in the later nineteenth century. It should always be borne in mind that Bishops...
Page 5 - Marriage Licences: abstracts and indexes in the Library of the Society of Genealogists", by L.

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