Friday, 14 September 2012

Warwickshire records on Ancestry

Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk) has released a new collection, Warwickshire, England, Miscellaneous Parish Records. From the site:

This database contains a collection of miscellaneous records from parishes in Warwickshire, England, for the 18th–20th centuries. As the local governing unit, the parish was involved in many aspects of its inhabitants’ lives, and records in this database include

account books
vestry books
marriage licences
letters
rate books
orders of removal
churchwarden’s books
rents
constable records
papist estates
parish addresses
deeds
logs
minutes
orders

Records can be browsed by parish and record type. Parish baptismal, marriage, and burial registers for Warwickshire have been assembled in other databases, though some marriage licences do appear among the records.

Chris

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