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.
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:
Included in this series you can find:
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.
Protestant Dissenters' Registry. The increased requirement to provide evidence of birth led the Dissenting Deputies (representing Baptists, Congregationalists & Presbyterians) to establish a births register of their children in 1743 at the Dissenters Library. Originally for parents living within 12 miles of London it subsequently became open to anyone, regardless of distance or denomination, provided a fee was paid. Contains almost 50,000 births. Registered at Rev. Daniel Williams Library, Redcross Street, Cripplegate, London Start date April 6th 1743 End date Dec 30th 1837
Wesleyan Methodist Registers. The Wesleyan Methodist registry opened in Paternoster Row, London in 1818. Contains about 10,000 births before closing in 1838.
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