St Catherine, Somerset Genealogy

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Guide to St Catherine, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Catherine, Somerset
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St+Catherine Somerset
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bath-Forum
County Somerset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bath
Registration District Bath
Records begin
Parish registers: 1752; For more records see Batheaston
Bishop's Transcripts: 1598
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bath
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Bath and Wells (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CATHERINE, ST., a parish, in the union of Bath,hundred of Bath-Forum, E. division of Somerset,4 miles (N. N. E.) from Bath.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Bath Civil Registration District has a complete index of civil registration from 1837-2007 online through the volunteer effort of Bath BMD,England Marriage registrations post 2007 are added as index become available. There are detailed content tables available.

Church records[edit | edit source]

St Catherine, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[3]
St Catherine, Somerset Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1598-1630, 1752-1908
1605-1629, 1754-1812
1605-1670, 1752-1812
MARR
1598-1629

Somerset Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

Contributor include here any information about the transcripts for the parish and links to the Online Parish Clerk material.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Bath Poor Law Union, Somerset Genealogy

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Somerset Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/StCatherine/index.html


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 531-534. Date accessed and adapted: 13 June 2013.
  2. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 13 February 2014.
  3. 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 30 April 2014.