Talk:Glastonbury, Somerset Genealogy

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New Parish Table[edit source]

Glastonbury parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Somerset Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC 1 = Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1531-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC 2 = Somerset, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)
TGEN = Somerset Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[1]
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Glastonbury Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1597-1901
1597-1900
1597-1901
ANC 1 1531-1812
1531-1812
1531-1812
ANC 2 1813-1914
1754-1914
1813-1914
TGEN 1784-1893


1597-1901
BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1597-1890
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Information about the parish may be found on Somerset Online Parish Clerks. Records are also available at the Somerset Archives and Local Studies.

Non Conformists[edit source]

Glastonbury is not a large town. However it is known for its pagan and Celtish following and these are particularly active during the solstices and the summer months. The following non Conformist groups are active:

  • Catholic
  • First Christian Church
  • Grace Community Church

There are communities of non Christian religions including the following:

  • Buddhist
  • Muslim
  • Sikh

Old Parish Table[edit source]

Glastonbury St John the Baptist parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[3]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
SOPC = Somerset Online Parish Clerks - free[6]
GLASTONBURY ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1597-1598, 1649-1864
1597-1598, 1653-1844
1597-1598, 1653-1855, 1857-1861
JOIN
1810-1814

MARR
1597-1754

NBI

1597-1890
SOPC 1649-1861
1653-1844
1653-1861

Parishes[edit source]

  • Church of St. John the Baptist.
  • Church of St. Benedictine
  • Glastonbury Abbey. While this is now a ruin, it is a major historical site in the UK,with hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

Non Conformists[edit source]

Glastonbury is not a large town. However it is known for its pagan and Celtish following and these are particularly active during the solstices and the summer months. The following non Conformist groups are active:

  • Catholic
  • First Christian Church
  • Grace Community Church

There are communities of non Christian religions including the following:

  • Buddhist
  • Muslim
  • Sikh
  • Searching Parish Records online (Somerset) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  • ArcherSoftware.co.uk
  • 'Somerset Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 18 October 2013.
  • 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 30 April 2014.
  • 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  • Somerset Online Parish Clerks Genealogy, accessed 22 October 2013.