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Parishmouse provides a wealth of information about the history of parishes, towns and hamlets throughout the United Kingdom, transcribed from historical books and parish registers. The information will be of particular interest to those tracing their family histories or researching local history.

The Counties of England

Read about the history of the counties of England and their towns and villages.

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Kimbolton Huntingdonshire Family History Guide

Kimbolton is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Huntingdonshire. Other places in the parish include: Wornditch, Stonely, and Newtown. Parish church: St Andrew Parish registers begin: 1647 Nonconformists include: Baptist, Christians (Plymouth Brethren?), Independent/Congregational, Moravian/United Brethren, and Wesleyan Methodist. Parishes adjacent to Kimbolton Little Catworth Stow Longa Tilbrook Easton Great … Continue reading Kimbolton Huntingdonshire Family History Guide

Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Wotton under Edge is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Gloucestershire. Other places in the parish include: Symonds Hall and Combe, Wortley, Sinwell and Bradley, Simond’s Hall and Combe, and Huntingford. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1571 Nonconformists include: Calvinistic Methodist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Particular … Continue reading Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

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