Talk:London Church Records
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London & Middlesex Baptism Registers & their Online Availability by Cliff Webb
London & Middlesex Marriage Registers - Pre-1837 & their Online Availability by Cliff Webb
London & Middlesex Burial Register Indexes & their Online Availability by Cliff Webb
London & Middlesex Nonconformist Registers digitised by Ancestry.com by Cliff Webb
- Links have been updated. Thanks. Murphynw 22:20, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Online parish registers
The following London City parishes' years have in fact been indexed and posted in FamilySearch.org:
St Michael Le Querne was united with St Vedast Foster Lane from 1538-1877 and thus have to be considered "extracted"--even though later years showup as a "Computer Printout", i.e. 1837-1877
St Bartholomew the Less - 1547-1837 marriages
St Benet Gracechurch - 1730-1837 marrs; 1730-1866 chrs
St Dunstan in the West - chrs 1800-1840
St Katherine Coleman - 1710- 1877 - chrs; 1741-1841 marrs
St Michael Crooked Lane - 1749-1875 chrs; 1749-1825 marrs.
St Nicholas Olave - was united to St Nicholas Coleabbey; however, an almost complete range of years have been extraced and included in F.S. for this parish with the years 1721-1812 marriages Un-extracted (a comparison check ought to also be conducted for this parish to ensure data's in F.S.)
St Olave Silver Street - 1616-1736 chrs only, online
Most of the Inns, liberties
1. All Hallows Barking - fairly recent acquisitions; no extractions yet
2. St Paul's Cathedral - overlooked by Extraction Division
3. St Leonard Foster Lane - was united to Christchurch Greyfriars Newgate Street and just about all data has been extracted (1755-1803 excepted; perhaps a spot check in the registers of both ought to be conducted to verify of all years are complete)
- Feel free to make updates Phil. Murphynw 19:58, 8 February 2012 (UTC)
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Getting Help with your Genealogy on "London Church Records" Wiki page
The purpose of this newly created section titled "Getting Help with your Genealogy" seems to be outside the scope of the Wiki, and out of place under the topic London Church Records. The heading used is misleading.
The purpose of this section runs afoul of the FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles in three ways:
- Free - Contributors may link to pay sites and so forth, but also be sure readers understand the non-pay-options. This is over emphasizing pay and under emphasizing non-pay.
- Neutral point of view - over-emphasis on paid options makes me uneasy here as well. But much more the problem is how do we stay neutral on who we list. If we list one person we have to list them all. Why are not ALL "England researchers" from the ICAPGen, BCG, and APG in America, and whatever organization of genealogists there is in Great Britain listed? Who will update and maintain the list? Wouldn't it be better to link to their organization's Internet list rather than list them name-by-name on our own page and have us keep all their email addresses up?
- Spam-free - With basically the same not-obviously-marked-as-taking-you-to-genealogists-for-hire message on so MANY pages this sure has a spam feeling to me.
Proposed solution: Delete this from most pages. But a message showing a balance of pay (for-hire) and non-pay (librarians, Family History Centers, and free look-ups) options would be appropriate on about one page per country if it is worded neutrally, shows all reasonable options, links to their organizations' Internet lists, and is absolutely up-front and forthright about what will cost money. If we get the right balance, it would be appropriate to let our readers know about for-hire options. The most appropriate place for such a section is probably in the Archives and Libraries section for each country such as England, Scotland, Wale, Ireland, Germany, or perhaps one per state in the United States.
DiltsGD 22:43, 12 September 2012 (UTC)