Category Archives: Parish Registers

Exhibition 16 – 17 Sep 2017

Phew! Well we met so many people. Over 100 visitors came along. Thank you to all those who were stewards, those who supplied the cakes, and especially those visitors who came along and shared their family history research with us. … Continue reading

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Parish Registers of Milton Abbas

Parish Registers of Milton Abbas Parish registers in England were first kept in 1538, recording details of baptisms (not births) marriages and burials (not deaths). However the earliest surviving examples are those entered into the new books as ordered in … Continue reading

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Overseers of the Poor Books

A big thank you to our transcribers who are adding to the history of Milton Abbas. And a big thank you to one of our members who has allowed us access to these nearly 250 years old stories. The Overseers … Continue reading

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Exhibition 16 – 17 Sep 2017, Reading Rooms, Milton Abbas

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