World Archives Project: Wells, Somerset, England, Bishop's Transcripts

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Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.
Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.
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For marriage records, key "Male" for the primary person unless the name suggests otherwise.
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About this project This collection contains a portion of the Bishop's Transcripts (copies of parish register entries) that are located in Wells, England. It only includes records coming from parishes with names beginning with the letters A-Hi.

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Transcripts
Index

Transcripts

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Event City

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Event Type

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Event Year

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Event Month

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Event Day

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Prefix

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Given

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Surname

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Suffix

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Alias Surname

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Gender

Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.

For marriage records, key "Male" for the primary person unless the name suggests otherwise.
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Parent 1 Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the first parent of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods.
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Parent 1 Surname

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Parent 1 Alias Surname

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Parent 2 Given

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Parent 2 Surname

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Parent 2 Alias Surname

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Spouse Given

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Spouse Surname

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Spouse Alias Surname

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Index

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