England and Wales – Rummaging in the Parish Chests

Kirsty Gray
Apr 27, 2016
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Speaker's Introduction
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What is the Parish Chest?
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Poor Law Act
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Burden on the Parish
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Warrant to Apprehend
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Settlement Records
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Apprentice Records
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The Workhouse
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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After-webinar party
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About this webinar

The parish registers of baptisms, marriages and burials in England and Wales give many genealogical clues to help build a family tree. Kirsty Gray also highlights other documents kept by the parish, the diocese and the archdeaconry and the invaluable information which can be gleaned about the lives of our ancestors.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Kirsty is a professional genealogist and ‘people finder’ who runs her own research company Family Wise Limited. As a freelance author, she has published articles in family, local and social history magazines and handbooks across the globe. She has
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