Source:Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Bishop's Transcripts for St. Chad, 1630-1879

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Source Bishop's transcripts, 1630-1879
Author Church of England. St. Chad's Church (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)
Coverage
Place Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Year range 1630 - 1879
Subject Church records
Religion Anglican/Church of England
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah
Date issued 1966
Place issued Salt Lake City, Utah
References / Cites Manuscripts
Citation
Church of England. St. Chad's Church (Shrewsbury, Shropshire). Bishop's transcripts, 1630-1879. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966).
Repositories
Lichfield Record OfficeCatalogue: B/V/7 Shrewsbury, St Chad, ShropshireArchive/Library
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The transcripts held at the Lichfield Record Office include baptisms (1631-1868, 1879), marriages (1631-1837), and burials (1631-1855, 1868). However, substantial dates are missing in the series prior to 1812. In the catalogue they are itemized as follows:

  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1631-1671
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1671-1701
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1701-1726
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1726-1739
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1739-1759
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1759-1783
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1783-1787
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1787-1805
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1805-1812
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1813-1820
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1821-1834
  • Bishop’s transcripts, 1835-1879

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FHL film numbers

  • 501805: Baptisms, marriages, and burials, 1630-1762
  • 501806: Baptisms, marriages, and burials, 1762-1807
  • 501807: Baptisms, marriages, and burials, 1807-1812
  • 503526: Baptisms, marriages, and burials, 1813-1827
  • 503527: Baptisms, marriages, and burials, 1828-1843
  • 503528: Baptisms and burials, 1844-1868