Frome Christ Church, Somerset Genealogy
Guide to Frome Christ Church, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Frome Christ Church, Somerset|
|Poor Law Union||Frome|
|Parish registers: 1844|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Diocese||Bath and Wells|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells|
|Location of Archive|
|Somerset Record Office|
FROME, or Frome-Selwood (Christ Church) was built as a chapelry in the ancient or mother parish, St. John the Baptist, and lying in the market-town, parish, and borough, east division of Somerset, 25 miles (N. E.) from Ilchester, and 105 miles ( W. by S. ) from London. Christ-Church, was erected in 1818. Two other chapelries, built in this place--one called Holy Trinity, built in 1838 and one in 1863, called St Mary's at Innox Hill as chapels of ease to St John's ancient parish. There were places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, and Presbyterians. The poor law union of Frome comprises 29 parishes or places.
= Civil Registration
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.
Frome Christ Church, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|FROME CHRIST CHURCH PARISH Online Records|
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.
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 269-272. Date accessed and adapted: 19 December 2012.
- 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 February 2014.
- 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.