Kirkmichael, Perthshire, Scotland Genealogy

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Established Church—Old Parochial Registers

Record Type Years Covered FHL Film Number
Births: 1650-1654, 1691 1040121 item 2-4
1720-1745 1040121 item 2-4
1755-1854 1040121 item 2-4
Marriages: 1650-1654, 1691 1040121 item 2-4
1736-1827 1040121 item 2-4
1827-1854 1040122 item 1
Deaths: 1783-1789 1040121 item 2-4


Condition of Original Registers—

For an index to these records, see the Scottish Church Records Index available on computers at the Family History Library and family history centers.  The records may be indexed in the International Genealogical Index.
Births: Births are intermixed with marriages prior to July 1693. There are no entries for June 1654–November 1691 or July 1693–June 1720, from which date a separate record is kept. There are only two entries for May 1731–1733, none December 1734–May 1736, and, except a few irregular entries June 1745–January 1755. Mothers' names are not recorded until after November 1691.
Marriages: There are no entries June 1654–November 1691, July 1693–March 1736, January 1744–December 1746, March 1753–February 1756, December 1761–February 1763, October 1768–January 1770, and September 1783–November 1784. From 1770 to 1818 the fact of marriage is seldom added to the entry of contract.
Deaths: The record is of burials and concludes February 1789.
Source: Key to the Parochial Registers of Scotland, by V. Ben Bloxham, pub. 1970. British Book 941 K23b.

Established Church—Kirk Session Records

Minutes and Accounts 1725–1758
Minutes 1767–1770, 1820–1825, 1849–1930
Accounts 1767–1834
Account of Mortifications 1721–1729
Poors’ Fund Accounts 1720–1726
Roll of Male Heads of Families 1835–1841
Cash Book 1834–1958
Other post-1855 records
Note: Available at the National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh, record CH2/1479.

Nonconformist Church Records

Kirkmichael Free Church

The people in this district, almost in a body, "came out" at the Disruption and formed the Free Church congregation. The population seriously declined but the district attracted many visitors in summer and autumn.
Membership: 1848, 270; 1900, 108.
Source: Annals of the Free Church of Scotland, 1843–1900, ed. Rev. William Ewing, D.D., 2 vols. pub. 1914. Film #918572. More details are given in the source.

The extent of any pre-1855 records is unknown.

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