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Discover Scottish church records / Chris Paton.

Paton, Chris. (Author).
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Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library IC 929.1 Paton (Text) 31208912283613 new local history & genealogy Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780980874679
  • ISBN: 098087467X
  • Physical Description: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Modbury, S. Aust. : Unlock the Past, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p.76-77) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Godly Commonwealth -- Stuarts -- Secessions and dissenters -- Disruption -- Multi-faith Scotland -- Church of Scotland research -- Vital records -- Baptism -- Marriage -- Burials -- Accessing the BMD records -- ScotlandsPeople -- FamilySearch -- Other OPR sources -- Irregular marriages -- Monumental inscriptions -- Kirk Session records --Establishing what exists -- Heritors -- Presbytery, synod and general assembly -- Nonconformist and other churches -- Looking for clues -- Nonconformist records -- Locating the right church -- Catalogues -- Roman Catholicism -- Minor faiths -- Working for the Church -- Church of Scotland ministers -- Other resources -- Further Reading -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, etc.: "Chris Paton explores the history and records of the various churches in Scotland prior to 1855, the year in which civil registration commenced within the country. He describes the theological changes imposed by the Reformation of 1560, the nature of the state's battles with the Kirk, and the Kirk's subsequent battles within itself." -- Cover description.
Subject: Church records and registers > Scotland.
Scotland > Genealogy.

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