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Churches and Clergy

An area that is sometimes overlooked in genealogy is that of Ecclesiastical matters.

It may be that an ancestor was a clergyman, in which case, we can help with copies of The Clergy List. These listed the names of clergymen in churches in England, Wales and Ireland as well as the Scottish Episcopalian Church. Maybe your clergyman was a military or prison chaplain or served in the far-flung reaches of the British Empire. We can help you to find him. Later, Crockford’s Directories appeared with even more information such as where the clergyman studied as well as when and where they were Incumbents.

Not only is the Church of England mentioned, there are books that help you to research your forebears in the Catholic Church as well as seeing how Quakers and other non-Conformist religions came into being.

Church Law can be rather confusing and so we have books that will help you to understand how the law related both to the clergy and to the Church in general. Did you know that a religious census took place in London on 24th October 1886? Although it does not name the individual members of the congregations, it does name every church and chapel in London, which is rather useful if you are looking for that elusive place of worship.

As well as about the men who worked for the Church, we have some beautiful books on the history of the various buildings in which religion has been practiced through the centuries. Many are illustrated with old photographs and etchings and certainly help you to get a feel for the importance that religion had on our ancestors’ lives. Click on the link below and spend some time with the religions of your past.

A Collection of Quaker Testimonies

A Collection of Quaker Testimonies

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A Short History of the Church of St. Andrew in Chardstock

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Abbeys, Priories and Cathedrals: Britain's Heritage in Cloister and Close

Abbeys, Priories and Cathedrals: Britain's Heritage in Cloister and Close

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An Historical Account of the Church of St Michael & All Angels, Bishopwearmouth

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Berkshire Churches Photographic Memories (Photos from the Francis Frith Collection)

Berkshire Churches Photographic Memories (Photos from the Francis Frith Collection)

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Bishop Leyburn's Catholic Confirmations in Yorkshire 1687 (Booklet)

Bishop Leyburn's Catholic Confirmations in Yorkshire 1687 (Booklet)

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British Churches (Photos from the Francis Frith Collection)

British Churches (Photos from the Francis Frith Collection)

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Catholic Recusants of West Riding Northeast 1558-1790 (Booklet)

Catholic Recusants of West Riding Northeast 1558-1790 (Booklet)

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Catholic Recusants of West Riding West and South 1558-1790 (Booklet)

Catholic Recusants of West Riding West and South 1558-1790 (Booklet)

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Churches of West Cornwall (All regions except USA)

Churches of West Cornwall (All regions except USA)

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Churches of West Cornwall (USA Only)

Churches of West Cornwall (USA Only)

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Churches, Chapels & Parish Communities in Lincolnshire: 1660-1900 (Volume IX)

Churches, Chapels & Parish Communities in Lincolnshire: 1660-1900 (Volume IX)

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Churches, Chapels & Parish Communities in Lincolnshire: 1660-1900 (Volume IX) Paperback

Churches, Chapels & Parish Communities in Lincolnshire: 1660-1900 (Volume IX) Paperback

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Clergy of Clogher

Clergy of Clogher

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Clergy of Derry and Raphoe

Clergy of Derry and Raphoe

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Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough

Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough

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Clerical Directory 1868 (Crockford's)

Clerical Directory 1868 (Crockford's)

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Clerical Directory 1874 (Crockford's)

Clerical Directory 1874 (Crockford's)

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Clerical Directory 1885 (Crockford's)

Clerical Directory 1885 (Crockford's)

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Clerical Directory 1908 (Crockford's)

Clerical Directory 1908 (Crockford's)

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Corbridge Deanery Churches (Booklet)

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County Churches Cornwall (All regions except USA)

County Churches Cornwall (All regions except USA)

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County Churches Cornwall (USA Only)

County Churches Cornwall (USA Only)

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Devon's Churches: A Celebration

Devon's Churches: A Celebration

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Durham Deanery Church Guides Part 1: The Deanery of Houghton-le-Spring

Ref: OI-BK 24

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae

Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae

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History of St. Peters Church, Leeds 1896

History of St. Peters Church, Leeds 1896

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History of St. Peters Church, Leeds 1896 (Digital Download)

History of St. Peters Church, Leeds 1896 (Digital Download)

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London Religious Census 1886

London Religious Census 1886

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Norham Deanery Churches (Booklet)

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Old London City Churches

Old London City Churches

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Peerage, Gentry and Clergy 1844 (DVD Collection)

Peerage, Gentry and Clergy 1844 (DVD Collection)

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Perranzabuloe - The Lost Church Found (USA Only)

Perranzabuloe - The Lost Church Found (USA Only)

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Perranzabuloe -The Lost Church Found (All regions except USA)

Perranzabuloe -The Lost Church Found (All regions except USA)

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Poor Cottages and Proud Palaces

Poor Cottages and Proud Palaces

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Register Books of Fourth Classis in Province of London 1646-1659

Register Books of Fourth Classis in Province of London 1646-1659

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Report on Ecclesiastical Revenues of England & Wales 1835

Report on Ecclesiastical Revenues of England & Wales 1835

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Richmondshire Churches

Richmondshire Churches

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South Ossett Christ Church Extracts-Vicars Log Book 1851-1964

South Ossett Christ Church Extracts-Vicars Log Book 1851-1964

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Southwick Holy Trinity Church Minute Book 1839-1961

Southwick Holy Trinity Church Minute Book 1839-1961

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Southwick Holy Trinity Church Minute Book 1839-1961 (Fiche)

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St. Martin's Church, Cheriton-An Illustrated History

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Studies in Church Dedications 1890

Studies in Church Dedications 1890

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The Anglican & Non-Anglican Churches & Chapels of Sunderland Pre 1911 (Booklet)

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The Cathedral Church of Southwell

The Cathedral Church of Southwell

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The Church and Chapelry of Saddleworth

The Church and Chapelry of Saddleworth

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The Church of St Nicholas 1903

The Church of St Nicholas 1903

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The Churches of Derbyshire 1875

The Churches of Derbyshire 1875

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The Clergy List 1897

The Clergy List 1897

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The Clergy List 1906 (Kelly's)

The Clergy List 1906 (Kelly's)

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The Clergy List 1906 Kelly's (Digital Download)

The Clergy List 1906 Kelly's (Digital Download)

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The Clergyman's Intelligencer 1745

The Clergyman's Intelligencer 1745

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The Confirmations Registers of North-East Wales

The Confirmations Registers of North-East Wales

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The Congregationalist Chapels of Durham Claypath & Chester-le-Street: An Historical Account

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The Ecclesiastical Registers of Hawarden, Flintshire

The Ecclesiastical Registers of Hawarden, Flintshire

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The Gilds of St George & St Mary in the Church of St Peter Nottingham

The Gilds of St George & St Mary in the Church of St Peter Nottingham

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The History of Friar Lane Baptist Church 1903

The History of Friar Lane Baptist Church 1903

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The Independent Chapel at Dundas Street, formerly Roker Congregationalist, Monkwearmouth Shore

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The London Diocese Book 1890

The London Diocese Book 1890

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The Old Parish Church of All Saints, Wakefield

The Old Parish Church of All Saints, Wakefield

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The Old Parish Church of All Saints, Wakefield (Digital Download)

The Old Parish Church of All Saints, Wakefield (Digital Download)

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The Priory and Peculiar of Snaith

The Priory and Peculiar of Snaith

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The Sufferings of the Clergy

The Sufferings of the Clergy

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The Welsh Church Year Book 1929

The Welsh Church Year Book 1929

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The Yorkshire Baptists & Congregationalism in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Baptists & Congregationalism in Yorkshire

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Timpson's Country Churches

Timpson's Country Churches

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Wellington (Somerset) Churchwardens Accounts 1611-1637 & 1656-1683

Wellington (Somerset) Churchwardens Accounts 1611-1637 & 1656-1683

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Yorkshire Priests 1558-1813 (Booklet)

Yorkshire Priests 1558-1813 (Booklet)

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he Clergy List 1858

he Clergy List 1858

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