Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Find Faithful Ancestors at TheGenealogist

New at TheGenealogist.co.uk is a collection of records pertaining to adherents to various religions. From TheGenealogist press release these are:

● The Year Book of The Church of England in the Dominion of Canada
1926 & 1935 ​­ These year books contain the details of the members of
clergy in Canada.
● New Zealand Methodist Union Index 1913​ ­ Listing details of Methodist
Ministers and their placements in New Zealand up to 1912.
● Catholic Directory 1867 & 1877​ ­  Directories of Catholic Clergy with
addresses for England, Scotland and Wales.
● Biographical Dictionary of English Catholics 1534 to 1885​ ­ This work by
Joseph Gillow gives biographies of prominent Catholics which often include
details of their family, education and achievements.
● Shropshire Roman Catholic Registers 1763 - ­1837
● The Roman Catholics in the County of York 1604
● Various Catholic Record Society volumes​ ­ These include a variety of
interesting records including various Catholic Church registers, memoirs and
letters of prominent Catholics and Recusant Rolls.
● Jewish Year Books 1896 - ­99, 1901­ - 8, 1910­ - 11, 1918­ - 21, 1925, and
1928­ - 39​ ­ These year books list the details of prominent people within each
synagogue, obituaries, Jewish officers in the Army, Navy and Auxiliary
Forces, Ministers, MPs, Peers, and even Jewish 'Celebrities' of the time.
● Jewish Synagogue Seatholders in London for 1920, 1922, 1925, 1927,
1929, 1931, 1933, 1937
● The Clergyman's Almanack 1821 & 1822​ ­ These Almanacks list
archbishops, bishops, dignitaries, MPs and Peers.
● Register of Missionaries 1796 - ­1923​ ­ A register of the missionaries and
deputations of the London Society of Missionaries. This book includes many
details about each missionary, as well as listing their wives (including their
maiden name).
● Durham Diocesan Calendar 1931

These records compliment an already wide range of religious occupational records
such as Cox's Clergy Lists and Crockford's Clerical Directories, Jewish Seatholders,
Catholic Registers, and Directories already on TheGenealogist.

Thanls to Nick Thorne for the information.


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