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TheGenealogist is the official site for Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Records with the largest collection available online.

Access over 8 Million records including Quakers (Society of Friends), Methodists, Wesleyans, Baptists, Independents, Protestant Dissenters, Congregationalist, Presbyterians and Unitarians. This data proves invaluable for research prior to census and BMD records. The details give images of early birth certificates and registers which include baptisms, marriages and burials.

These Records and images are unique to S&N and can only be found on this site and on our official BMDregisters site.

We also have RG33: Foreign Registers & Returns 1627-1960 which contains Overseas Birth, Marriage, Death and Burial of British Subjects including those onboard ships. Also Lundy Island Devon. Original registers, notebooks and copies of entries in registers kept by incumbents of English churches and missions, British embassies and legations etc. This new record sets allows access to 100,000 individuals, complete with images and full transcript, complete with mini family tree.

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Non-Conformist Records

Online access to the Official Non-Parochial BMDs Service. Records of birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial taken from non parish sources:-Methodists, Wesleyans, Baptists, Independents, Protestant Dissenters, Congregationalist, Presbyterians, and Unitarians, Quakers and Fleet Marriages plus many more. The record sets included are:

  • RG4 – Early Registers (authenticated by the Non-Parochial Registers Commissioners) of births, baptisms, deaths, burials and marriages. They cover dates from 1567 to 1858.
  • RG5 – Early Birth Certificates from the Presbyterian, Independent and Baptist Registry and from the Wesleyan Methodist Metropolitan Registry. They cover dates from 1742 to 1840.
  • RG6 - The Society of Friends' (Quakers) Registers, Notes and Certificates of Births, Marriages and Burials ranging from 1578-1841.
  • RG7 – Fleet Marriages. The collection of registers and notebooks of Clandestine Marriages and Baptisms in the Fleet Prison, King's Bench Prison, the Mint and the May Fair Chapel ranging from 1667-c1777.
  • RG8 – Early GRO Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths surrendered to the Non Parochial Registers Commission of 1857. Among the more extensive collections in this series are the registers of the British Lying-in Hospital, Holborn, which record particulars of births and baptisms. These cover the period 1749 to 1868 and are very detailed. Burial records, registers of the Chapels Royal and the archive of the Russian Orthodox Church in London.
  • RG32: Registers Abroad and on British & Foreign Ships 1831-1969General Register Office:Overseas Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths and Burials Abroad and on British & Foreign ships, of British subjects, nationals of the colonies, the Commonwealth and countries under British jurisdiction. Also Lundy Island Devon and Channel Island records. Events affecting some foreign nationals are also included. Records consist mainly of certificates issued by foreign registration authorities, which are in local languages, and copies of entries kept by incumbents of English churches and missions, chaplains and burial authorities. These cover the period 1831 to 1969 and are very detailed.
  • RG33 - GRO:Overseas Birth, Marriage, death and Burial of British Subjects including those onboard ships. Also Lundy Island Devon. Original registers, notebooks and copies of entries in registers kept by incumbents of English churches and missions, British embassies and legations etc. These cover the period 1627 to 1960 and are very detailed.
  • RG34 - General Register Office: Worldwide Foreign Marriage Returns. More than 38,000 individuals are recorded in the overseas marriages records which include British subjects marrying abroad. These newly added records were previously only viewable on microfilm at The National Archives as the RG 34 series. Many of the marriage certificates were issued by the authorities in the country concerned in the local language. These have been translated to provide a searchable database and links to a digital image of the original record.

    Included in this series you can find:

    • Marriage registers of British churches abroad.
    • There is also a collection of marriages between British soldiers in France, Flanders and Holland during and after the First World War, including many who had been prisoners of war.

    The sources of these records covering British Citizens are worldwide and include marriage certificates issued by foreign registration authorities and churches, copies of entries in the registers kept by British embassies, incumbents of English churches and chaplains, notification of marriages of servicemen during service abroad, and documents deposited for safekeeping. These cover the period 1861 to 1921.

  • RG36 Registers and Returns of Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Protectorates etc of Africa and Asia Covering dates 1895-1965. Notifications of birth, marriage and death forwarded by officials responsible for civil registration under administrative ordinances in Nyasaland, Kenya, Somaliland, Uganda, Sudan, Palestine, Sarawak, Malaya, including Johore and Selangor, and British North Borneo.
  • BT158 Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Births, Deaths and Marriages of Passengers at Sea. Covering dates 1854-1908.
  • BT159 Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Deaths at Sea of British Nationals. Covering dates 1875-1888
  • BT160 Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Births at Sea of British Nationals. Covering dates 1875-1891

RG33 (GRO:Overseas Birth, Marriage, death and Burial of British Subjects)

Belgium: Antwerp: Baptisms from 1817-1852, Burials for 1847

Belgium: Antwerp: Marriages from 1820-1849

Belgium: Brussels: Marriages from 1816-1829

Register of Marriages at Brussels, Belgium from 1832 to 1845

Register of Marriages at Brussels, Belgium from 1846 to 1860

Register of Marriages at Brussels, Belgium from 1862 to 1877

Register of Marriages at Brussels, Belgium from 1878 to 1886

Register of Marriages at Brussels, Belgium from 1887 to 1890

Register of Marriages at Ghent, Belgium from 1849 to 1850

Register of Marriages solemnized at Scots Kirk in Rangoon, India from 1929 to 1946, with one Baptism Record for 1941

Register of Deaths in Hong Kong, China from 1941 to 1945

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1852 to 1888

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1888 to 1900

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1900 to 1910

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1910 to 1921

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1921 to 1925

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1925 to 1931

Register of Marriages at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Shanghai, China from 1931 to 1937

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1937 to 1947

Register of Marriages in the Holy Trinity Cathedral at Shanghai from 1947 to 1951

Register of Marriages solemnized at the Union Church, Shanghai from 1969 to 1971

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1872 to 1902

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1888 to 1913

Register of Marriages in St Andrews Church at Shanghai from 1907 to 1929

Register of Marriages solemnized at the Union Church, Shanghai from 1913 to 1919

Register of Marriages solemnized at the Union Church, Shanghai from 1919 to 1924

Register of Marriages solemnized at the Union Church, Shanghai from 1925 to 1930

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1930 to 1934

Register of Marriages solemnized at the Union Church, Shanghai from 1934 to 1938

Register of Marriages solemnized at the Union Church, Shanghai from 1938 to 1942

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1942 to 1948

Register of Marriages solemnized at Shanghai, China from 1948 to 1951

Register of Marriages in Shantung from 1912 to 1942

Register of Births in Wei Hai Wei from 1899 to 1929, with a Register of Marriages from 1904 to 1930 and a Register of Deaths from 1900 to 1930

Register of Marriages in Copenhagen from 1853 to 1874

Register of Births in Lundy Island from 1865 to 1869

Register of Baptisms at Boulogne, France from 1817 to 1833 with a Register of Burials from 1815 to 1833

Register of Baptisms and Deaths in Boulogne from 1834 to 1839

Register of Baptisms in Boulogne from 1839 to 1896

France: Boulogne Vol.4: Burials from 1839-1867

France: Boulogne Vol.5: Burials from 1868-1896

France: Boulogne Vol.6: Marriages from 1829-1840

France: Boulogne Vol.7: Marriages from 1833-1883

France: Boulogne Vol.8: Marriages from 1885-1895

Register of Baptisms at the Protestant Chapel, High Town, Boulogne sur Mer from 1829 to 1836, with a Register of Marriages from 1832 to 1836 and a Register of Burials from 1832 to 1836

Register of Baptisms in Boulogne from 1843 to 1869

Register of Burials in Boulogne from 1843 to 1867

Register of Marriages in Boulogne from 1846 to 1868

Register of Baptisms in Calais and St Omer from 1817 to 1847

France: Calais Vol.2. Register No.2: Baptisms from 1839-1878

Register of Burials in Calais from 1819 to 1847

Register of Burials in Calais from 1840 to 1878

Register of Marriages in Calais from 1818 to 1846

Register of Marriages in Calais fom 1840 to 1872

Register of Baptisms at Havre from 1817 to 1843, with a Register of Marriages from 1816 to 1842 and a Register of Burials from 1818 to 1842

Register of Births, Baptisms and Burials at Havre from 1843 to 1863, with a Register of Marriages from 1843 to 1861

Register of Baptisms and Marriages in the City of Paris from 1784 to 1789, with a Register of Burials from 1784 to 1785

Register of Baptisms and Marriages in the City of Paris from 1801 to 1809, with a Register of Burials from 1802 to 1809

Register of Burials in the City of Paris from 1815 to 1850

Register of Births and Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1817 to 1823, with a Register of Marriages from 1816 to 1818 and a Register of Burials for 1817

Register of Births and Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1816 to 1844

Register of Marriages in the City of Paris from 1818 to 1828

Register of Births and Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1828 to 1835, with a Register of Burials from 1827 to 1835

Register of Marriages in the City of Paris from 1828 to 1837

Register of Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1833 to 1844, with a Register of Burials from 1842 to 1850

Register of Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1831 to 1856

Register of Baptisms and Burials in the City of Paris from 1836 to 1844

Register of Marriages in the City of Paris from 1837 to 1850

Register of Baptisms in the City of Paris from 1842 to 1849, with one Burial record for 1844

Register of Baptisms solemnized in the City of Paris from 1846 to 1869

Register of Burials in the City of Paris from 1846 to 1869

Register of Marriages solemnized at Paris, France from 1852 to 1855

Register of Marriages solemnized at Paris, France from 1855 to 1857

Register of Marriages solemnized in the English Episcopal Church which became the Embassy Chapel, Rue D'Aguesseau, Paris, France from 1856 to 1869

Register of Marriages in the City of Paris from 1869 to 1883

Register of Marriages solemnized in the House of Her Britannic Majesty's Embassy at Paris from 1883 to 190

Register of Baptisms in Rouen, France from 1843 to 1844

Register of Births and Baptisms at Dresden, Germany from 1817 to 1836, with one Burial record for 1821

Register of Births and Deaths at Dresden, Germany from 1859 to 1866

Register of Baptisms in Hanover, Germany from 1837 to 1859, with a Register of Marriages from 1844 to 1857, and a Register of Burials from 1845 to 1859

Register of Baptisms in Zante from 1849 to 1858, with a Register of Marriages from 1850 to 1857 and a Register of Burials from 1850 to 1858

Register of Baptisms at The Hague, Netherlands from 1627 to 1690 with a Register of Marriages from 1630 to 1689

Register of Baptisms at The Hague, Netherlands from 1677 to 1821, with a Register of Marriages from 1678 to 1821, and one Death Record for 1749

Register of Marriages at The Hague, Netherlands from 1819 to 1837, with One Baptism Record for 1812

Register of Births at The Hague, Netherlands from 1837 to 1894

Register of Marriages at The Hague, Netherlands from 1838 to 1889

Register of Deaths at The Hague, Netherlands from 1859 to 1907

Register of Baptisms and Marriages at the Episcopal Church of St Mary's in Rotterdam from 1708 to 1794

Register of Births of Bikaner State for 1940

Register of Deaths of Bikaner State for 1941

Register of Deaths of Eastern Rajputana State for 1940

Register of Deaths of Bharatpur, Eastern Rajputana State for 1941

Register of Births of Eastern Rajputana State for 1942 to 1943

Register of Births within the District of Gwalior from 1935 to 1946

Register of Deaths within the District of Gwalior from 1935 to 1947

Register of Births within the Hyderabad Residency from 1932 to 1942

Register of Deaths within the Hyderabad Residency from 1935 to 1939

Register of Births within the Hyderabad Residency from 1939 to 1947

Register of Deaths of Jaipur, Rajputana for 1926

Register of Births of Jaipur, Rajputana for 1944

Register of Births of Jaipur, Rajputana for 1944

Register of Deaths in Madras from 1933 to 1946

Register of Births in Travancore from 1931 to 1941

Register of Births in Travancore from 1942 to 1947

Register of Births in Mysore from 1906 to 1936

Register of Births in Mysore from 1916 to 1947

Register of Births in Mysore from 1930 to 1932

Register of Births in Punjab from 1928 to 1937

Register of Births in Various Indian States from 1894 to 1930, with a Register of Deaths from 1923 to 1930

Register of Births in Various Indian States from 1915 to 1940, with a Register of Deaths from 1935 to 1940

Register of Births in Various Indian States from 1918 to 1935, with a Register of Deaths from 1931 to 1835

Register of Births in Various Indian States from 1920 to 1947, with a Register of Deaths from 1940 to 1947

Register of Marriages at Florence, Italy from 1840 to 1855

Register of Marriages at Florence, Italy from 1865 to 1871

Register of Births and Baptisms at Leghorn, Italy from 1714 to 1779, with a Register of Marriages from 1711 to 1780, and a Register of Burials from 1707 to 1783

Register of Births and Baptisms at Leghorn, Italy from 1778 to 1824, with a Register of Marriages from 1783 to 1810, and a Register of Burials from 1784 to 1824

Register of Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials at Naples from 1819 to 1822

Register of Marriages at Rome, Italy from 1872 to 1889

Register of Marriages at Turin, Italy from 1858 to 1864

Register of Marriages in the City of Venice, Italy from 1874 to 1947

Register of Baptisms of All Saint Union Protestant Church, Kobe, Japan from 1874 to 1939 with a Register of Marriages from 1876 to 1895

Register of Baptisms at All Saints Church, Kobe, Japan from 1874 to 1941

Register of Marriages solemnized in the Union Protestant Church, Kobe, Japan from 1891 to 1931

Register of Burials at All Saints Church, Kobe, Japan from 1902 to 1941

Register of Marriages at All Saints Church, Kobe, Japan from 1931 to 1940

Register of Marriages of Osaka, Japan from 1892 to 1895

Register of Marriages of Osaka, Japan from 1892 to 1895

Register of Marriages of Osaka, Japan from 1893 to 1903

Register of Marriages of Osaka, Japan for 1904

Register of Births of the Federation of Malaya from 1920 to 1948

Register of Deaths at Malaya, Borneo and Sarawak, Japan from 1941 to 1945

Register of Births and Baptisms of Mesopotamia from 1880 to 1924, with a Register of Marriages from 1917 to 1925, and a Register of Deaths from 1920 to 1924

Register of Marriages Solemnized at Mesopotamia from 1917 to 1924

Register of Marriages Solemnized at Mesopotamia from 1918 to 1931

Register of Marriages of Mesopotamia from 1917 to 1931

Register of Births of Mesopotamia from 1920 to 1927, with a Register of Marriages from 1920 to 1931, and a Register of Deaths from 1925 to 1931

Index of Certified Copies of Registers of Marriages in Mesopotamia from 1817 to 1927

Index of Certified Copies of Registers of Marriages in Mesopotamia from 1918 to 1931

Register of Births of Vera Cruz from 1865 to 1867 and a Register of Deaths and Burials from 1858 to 1866

Register of Births of Palestine from 1919 to 1935, and a Register of Deaths from 1923 to 1935

Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials at St James Chapel, Oporto, Portugal from 1814 to 1874

Register of Marriages in the British Chaplaincy on the Lower Danube, Roumania from 1869 to 1914

Register of Baptisms at the British and American Congregational Church, St Petersburg, Russia from 1885 to 1895, with a Register of Marriages from 1888 to 1895 and a Register of Burials from 1886 to 1895

Register of Marriages at St Petersburg, Russia from 1844 to 1886

Register of Baptisms at St Petersburg, Russia from 1858 to 1885, with a Register of Marriages from 1861 to 1885, and a Register of Burials from 1858 to 1886

Register of Baptisms at St Petersburg, Russia from 1872 to 1889

Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials at the British and American Congregational Church, St Petersburg, Russia from 1886 to 1895

Register of Baptisms at the British and American Congregational Church, St Petersburg, Russia from 1895 to 1903, with a Register of Marriages from 1896 to 1903, and a Register of Burials from 1896 to 1903

Register of Baptisms at the British and American Congregational Church, Alexandroffsky, St Petersburg, Russia from 1896 to 1906, with a Register of Marriages and Burials from 1896 to 1904

Register of Baptisms at the British and American Congregational Church, Alexandroffsky, St Petersburg, Russia from 1900 to 1914, with a Register of Marriages from 1908 to 1912, and a Register of Burials from 1904 to 1914

Register of Births, Baptisms and Burials at St Petersburg from 1914 to 1918, with a Register of Marriages from 1914 to 1916

Register of Marriages at Gottenburg from 1845 to 1891

Register of Marriages at All Saints Church, Kadikeny, Constantinople, Turkey from 1885 to 1958

Register of Births and Baptisms of Various Countries from 1831 to 1849, with a Register of Marriages from 1809 to 1853, with a Register of Deaths and Burials from 1830 to 1849

Register of Marriages on Board H.M. Ships from 1842 to 1889, with a Register of Births 1825 to 1830

Register of Births of Jammu and Kashmir States from 1917 to 1947

Register of Births of Kolhapur and Deccan States from 1930 to 1946

Register of Deaths in Srinagar from 1926 to 1947

Udaipur, Rajputana: Births 1938-1947

Index to Registers of Births and Baptisms, Deaths and Burials, and Marriages, from the British and American Congregational Church Alexandroffsky, St Petersburg, 1886 to 1905

Cyprus: Births 1905-1960

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