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London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812

Transcription: London Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812

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1          1ShareThe following is my transcription of two pages of the London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials register of 1538-1812. These two pages cover 1607-1609 specifically. ___________________ For assistance with translating the dates, see my post Learning to transcribe from ye olde English and Latin. ___________________ The image links directly to the original document. You can …

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Learning to transcribe old documents.

Learning to transcribe from ‘ye olde englishe’ and latin.

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           Transcribing the baptism register from Norfolk, England in my previous post, “Transcription and Translation: Baptism of Elizabeth Stalham and others from the St. George Tombland Church register” was particularly problematic for me, requiring my learning to transcribe from ‘ye olde englishe’ and latin.   I am familiar with transcribing in several languages such as German, …

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Baptism record of Jaques Labelle (1688)..

Transcription: Baptism record for Jacques Labelle (and others).

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           Following is the baptism record for Jacques Labelle (1688) and other records from the same page of entries. Unfortunately, the image is of very poor quality and a good portion of the page is indecipherable.   Feel free to forward any new information and/or corrections to help with this transcription. Parish records for Mere Ste. …

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Elizabeth Stalham baptism record

Transcription and Translation: Baptism of Elizabeth Stalham and others from the St. George Tombland Church register.

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2          2SharesSt. George Tombland Church Parish Register of Norfolk, England for 1597 – Elizabeth Williams (Stalham) baptism (and others).   This was very difficult to transcribe and translate, and errors may be present. Be sure to consult the original image and keep the original image attached to this transcription and translation.   Transcription of Latin text …

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Transcription of parish register of births and baptisms for Lytham, Lancaster.

Transcription: Parish Registry of Births and Baptisms of Lytham, Lancaster 1822.

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           The following is my transcription of the Parish Registry of Births and Baptisms of Lytham, Lancaster for 1822. A true and perfect copy of the Parish Registry of Lytham in the County of Lancaster from the first day of January to the thirty first day of December 1822. Children and parents names     place of …

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St. Mary Church, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire

Transcription: North Somercotes, Lincolnshire Parish register for 1721-1722.

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             The following is my transcription of the North Somercotes, Lincolnshire Parish register for 1721-1722; Lincolnshire Marriage Index.   83 1721 Marriages 24 Aprill Edward Saul & Elizabeth Olin 27 Aprill Thomas Skoopham & Elizabeth Crosby May 1st John Tharot & Sarah Riggal Wm. Kirke Vicar Cning for the year 1722 June 20th Joseph the …

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Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

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7          7Shares  In researching genealogy, translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky, and the same goes for other languages as well, and mistakes can easily be made.   Getting one term, phrase or word wrong can mean taking your research off in the wrong direction based on the interpretation of that word.   While …

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Mainz, Germany; Ancestry.com updates and additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 31 Mar 2016.

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            The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 31 Mar 2016.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions.   Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic, School Registers, 1799-1953 Japan Japan Genealogies, 850-2012 Japan Village Records, 709-1982 Netherlands Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952 Peru Peru, Amazonas, Civil …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.

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             The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Portugal Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 United …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

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           Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 6 Jan 2015. FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1919 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1910 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1914 Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 17 Dec 2014.

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 5 Dec 2014.

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 5 Dec 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Barbados Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1887 Canada Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959 Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 United States Hawaii, Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006 Minnesota, Grand Army of the Republic …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 26 Oct 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions for the period up to October 26, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Cape Verde Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1790-1891 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Mungkid District Court Records, 1985-2013 Peru …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 21 Aug 2014

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions for these sites over the past two weeks. I must apologize for taking so long this time. Although I don’t have a set schedule, I do normally do this post about once a week. Because I have to process each link individually, it’s very time consuming …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions, 29 July, 2014.

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – June 26, 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions. The list is extensive and will break into multiple pages as June 18th seems to have been a very busy, productive day at FamilySearch.org. The countries with the most additions are Italy, Netherlands, Brazil, United States and Poland.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – May 20, 2014

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 13, 2014.

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