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== Parish History  ==
 
  
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}
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Guide to '''Exford, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Resources  ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Somerset
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| Hundred = Carhampton
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Dulverton/ Dulverton]
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| Registration District = Tiverton
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| PRbegin = 1618
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| BTbegin = 1594
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Bath and Wells
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Dunster
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Taunton
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Somerset Archives and Local Studies]]
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=== Parish History  ===
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EXFORD (St. Mary Magdalene), a '''parish''', in the union of Dulverton, hundred of Carhampton, W. division of Somerset, 8½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Dulverton, and 10 miles (W. S. W.) from Dunster.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50953#s13 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848). Adapted. Date Accessed: 19 September 2013.</ref>
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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==== Church records  ====  
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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{| width="383" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="width: 100%"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/som/frontpage.shtml 'Somerset Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 16 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Somerset/ 'Somerset Coverage,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 18 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''MARR''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140324190856/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages 'Somerset Marriages'], ''findmypast (WayBack Machine),'' accessed 29 April 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 17 October 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''WEST''' = [http://www.wsom.org.uk/Parreg.html West Somerset Parish Register Transcriptions - free]<ref>[http://www.wsom.org.uk/Parreg.html ''West Somerset Parish Register Transcriptions''], accessed 21 October 2013.</ref>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''EXFORD PARISH Online Records'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1716-1860''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1716-1860''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1768-1860''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''1716-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MARR'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1642-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1642-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''WEST'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.wsom.org.uk/Parreg.html '''1716-1860''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.wsom.org.uk/Parreg.html '''1716-1860''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.wsom.org.uk/Parreg.html '''1768-1860''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
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{{British Census|474595}}  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/Exford/index.html
  
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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== References  ==
  
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{{Reflist}} {{somerset}}
  
[[Category:Somerset]]
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[[Category:Somerset Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 19:55, 14 April 2020


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

Exford, Somerset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Carhampton
County Somerset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Dulverton
Registration District Tiverton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1618
Bishop's Transcripts: 1594
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dunster
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]

EXFORD (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of Dulverton, hundred of Carhampton, W. division of Somerset, 8½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Dulverton, and 10 miles (W. S. W.) from Dunster.[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]

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[3]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
WEST = West Somerset Parish Register Transcriptions - free[6]
EXFORD PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1716-1860
1716-1860
1768-1860
JOIN
1716-1837

MARR
1642-1837

NBI

1642-1901
WEST 1716-1860
1716-1860
1768-1860

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.


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/Exford/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date Accessed: 19 September 2013.
  2. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.
  3. 'Somerset Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 18 October 2013.
  4. 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 29 April 2014.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  6. West Somerset Parish Register Transcriptions, accessed 21 October 2013.