Transcriptions of Historical Records

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Introduction

The genealogy/family history pages of this web site contain a number of transcriptions of historical records, mostly parish registers and censuses. I thought it might help users find what they want if I listed all such transcriptions here, with a direct link to each. There are more to come when I find time to prepare them.

Those transcriptions which are not for a single surname generally have an alphabetical surname index incorporated. I have not had the time to create, and would not have the time to maintain, an overall surnames index covering all transcriptions.

If you want to return to this page after looking at one of the transcriptions, please use the back button on your browser because there is no direct link back here from any of them.

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Dorset records

Tarrant Crawford 1841 census - with alphabetical surname index
Tarrant Crawford 1851 census - with alphabetical surname index
Tarrant Crawford 1861 census - with alphabetical surname index
Tarrant Crawford 1881 census - with alphabetical surname index
Tarrant Crawford bishop's transcripts - baptisms - with alphabetical surname index
Tarrant Crawford bishop's transcripts - marriages - with alphabetical surname index
Tarrant Crawford bishop's transcripts - burials - with alphabetical surname index

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Nottinghamshire records

Nottinghamshire stray marriages found in the parish registers of Calverton, Lambley, Oxton, Thurgaton and Tithby. That is marriages involving people from another parish, the majority being from elsewhere in Nottinghamshire - with alphabetical surname index.

Parish registers for a few 17th century years for 22 Nottinghamshire parishes - with alphabetical surname index.

Strays found in the 1861 census in other counties but born in Nottinghamshire

Strays found in the 1881 census in other counties but born in Nottinghamshire

Strays found in the 1891 census in six Nottinghamshire districts - with alphabetical surname index.

Some Nottinghamshire marriage licences - with alphabetical surname index.

This Nottinghamshire stray wills is a list of people (NOT a transcript of the wills) who were living in the places shown in Nottinghamshire when they wrote their wills, but died (and the wills were proved) in Derbyshire.

List of some stray Newark people's will written in Newark but proved (and testators died) elsewhere.

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Wiltshire records

ADAMS baptisms in Wanborough parish register.

Names of people in and around South Marston (in alphabetical order) mentioned in the book "A Wiltshire Village" by Alfred Williams. These are people who lived in South Marston and neighbouring villages around the second half of the 19th and early 20th century. Relevant text lookups are available on request, but the book itself is now available for purchase on high quality CD from Archive CD Books and is thoroughly recommended to all with an interest in this village.

Incumbents at Swindon parish church from 1302 to 1885.

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Records of some unusual surnames

I have begun compiling all the records I can find of certain selected unusual surnames which are of family history interest to me. Each will be added to this list when it is set up and goes live. In each case the page also gives some biographical details of the individuals in my own or my wife's family tree, and sometimes other researchers' interests. At present the list is:

RIPPINGALE and variants.

Currently in preparation, but not yet available on-line are: ATHEIS/ATHERS, GLAZZARD, HEMSON.

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