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UK, Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Burials in UK and Overseas Garrisons, 1813-1957 record example

UK, Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Burials in UK and Overseas Garrisons, 1813-1957

Records: 17,605

This collection contains registrations of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, banns, and burials for individuals who served in the British military, including those stationed overseas. This collection is unique in that the original records were recorded by military chaplains. Because of this, the collection combines the level of detail you find in parish records with the uniformity of civil registrations.

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Forces War Records, UK, Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Burials in UK and Overseas Garrisons, 1813-1957 ( : accessed 26 Feb 2024), database and images,

Publication Title
UK, Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Burials in UK and Overseas Garrisons, 1813-1957
Total Records
17,605
Content Source
The National Archives of the UK logoThe National Archives of the UK
Published on Forces War Records
24 November 2021
Last Updated
24 November 2021