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India, Gujarat Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1854-2012
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|Title in the Language:||*भारत, गुजरात सूबा चर्च रिकॉर्ड्स, *ભારત ગુજરાત ડાયોસિઝ ચર્ચ રેકોર્ડઝ|
|Guajarat Diocesan Council, Ahmedabad, Guajarat|
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The records include church records from the Church of North India. They contain baptisms, marriages, and deaths for the Dioceses of Gujarat, India. The church records are an excellent source for accurate information about names and dates and on places of births, marriages, and deaths. Many people who lived in India have information recorded about them in a church record. Because civil authorities in India did not begin registering vital statistics until the year 1872, the best sources for family information before that date are the church records.
Protestant church records contain information about baptisms, marriages, deaths, and Vastipatrak for the Protestant Diocese of Gujarat, India. Vastipatrak are compilations of family information which pull together the members of families, indicate relationships, and record some vital record information. The original records are located at the Gujarat Diocesan Council, I.P. Mission Compound, Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad, India.
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