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Thurlbere, Somerset Genealogy

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

Thurlbere, Somerset
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred North Curry
County Somerset
Poor Law Union Taunton
Registration District Taunton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1700; For more records see Taunton St Mary Magdalene
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Taunton
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Taunton
Location of Archive
Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

THURLBEAR (St. Thomas) also known as Thurlebere, a parish, in the union of Taunton, hundred of North Curry, W. division of Somerset, 3½ miles (S. E.) from Taunton. The church is a Norman structure: it was anciently a chapel to the vicarage of St. Mary Magdalene, in Taunton.[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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

AC = Somerset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (Ancestry) - (£)[2][3][4][5]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[6]
FREG = FreeREG - free[7]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[8]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[9]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[10]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[11]
THURLBERE PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1700-1813 1700-1813 1700-1753 1700-1753 1700-1813 1700-1813
BOYD
1700-1812

FREG 1700-1901
1700-1900
1716-1911
JOIN
1700-1837

MARR
1623-1754

NBI

1613-1991
PALL
1790-1812

Census records[edit | edit source]

 

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


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/Thurlbear/index.html

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 349-351 Date accessed: 12 March 2013.
  2. 'Somerset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1531-1812,' Ancestry, accessed 26 July 2016.
  3. 'Somerset, England, Baptisms, 1813-1913,' Ancestry, accessed 26 July 2016.
  4. 'Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914,' Ancestry, accessed 26 July 2016.
  5. 'Somerset, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1914,' Ancestry, accessed 26 July 2016.
  6. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  7. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 17 October 2013.
  8. 'Somerset Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 18 October 2013.
  9. 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 30 April 2014.
  10. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  11. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.