Re: Church records pre 1855
- On 23/08/2007, at 5:07 AM, ugiepark1 wrote:
> Hi Carol,While we are discussing church records, does anybody know anything
> I saw the Peterhead Episcopal Records at the Aberdeen & N.E. F.H.S. on
> King Street, Aberdeen. Someone had transcribed them and they were
> on "hard copy", but they only covered 1820 - 1850 if I remember
> I copied some of them, as I was interested in Peterhead Shipmasters.
> It's quite possible that the original JOHN died and that they used the
> name subsequently for another child. I have encountered this several
> times in my researches.
> Best Regards...............Alex Ritchie
about records of the Methodist Church in Peterhead? Many of my
Peterhead ancestors were Methodists, and I am wondering if this is
why I have quite often been unable to find records of pre-1855 births
and marriages in the OPR database at ScotlandsPeople. Would the
Methodist church records be preserved anywhere? Have they been
I believe that the Methodist Church records at the National Archives of
Scotland in Edinburgh. The dates vary greatly from place to place, and
are closed for 60 years. They contain lists of members and seat
holdersand are arranged alphabetically by place.
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