Parish register, 1866-1888

Metadata

Title

Parish register, 1866-1888

Date

1866/1888

Digital Identifier

EpiscopalDiocese.StPaulParishRegister1866-1888

Description

Record of baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, and burials performed for the members of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, as well as offerings made to the church, from 1866 to 1888. Extended sequences of empty openings have not been scanned, page numbers make jumps accordingly. In addition, pages 261, 262, 271 and 272 are missing, the former having been cut from the book, and the latter having fallen out.

Baptisms are listed chronologically by date the baptism was performed, beginning on page 110, which is image 16. Entries cross two pages, recto and verso, and include place of baptism, name, birthdate and sometimes birthplace, name of parents and witnesses, signature of the clergyman who performed the baptism, and other notes such as whether the person baptized was suffering from an illness.

Confirmations are listed chronologically beginning on page 218, which is image 80. If the person was also baptized at St. Paul's during this time period, the page on which their baptism is recorded is also noted.

Communions are listed chronologically beginning on page 234, which is image 94. Entries span two pages, recto and verso, and include notes on whether the communicant later died or was transferred or removed from the church.

Marriages are listed chronologically beginning on page 278, which is image 134. Entries span two pages, recto and verso, and note the place of the wedding, the names of the bride and groom, their ages at the time of marriage and respective towns of residence, and the signature of the clergyman who performed the ceremony, as well as other notes such as the bride and groom's place of birth, their occupations, and parent's names and residence.

Burials are listed chronologically beginning on page 310, which is image 158. Entries span two pages, recto and verso, and include the decedent's name, age at time of death, place of burial, and signature of clergyman who performed the funeral, as well as other notes including decedent's residence, and their date and cause of death.

Offerings are listed chronologically beginning on page 326, which is image 174. Entries include the amount raised and the object of the offering, such as a hospital, school, or mission, or people in need such as orphans, widows or victims of a fire.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Archives

Extent

191 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

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Rights Holder

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Archives