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BMD The records of births, mar­riages and deaths of in­di­vid­u­als, recorded on cer­tifi­cates TNA The Na­tional Ar­chives in Kew, Sur­rey, which houses Eng­land’s and Wales’ of­fi­cial records PARISH REG­IS­TERS The lo­cal parish churches’ record of bap­tisms, mar­riages and buri­als from the mid-1500s The process of record­ing BMDs, which be­gan through­out the UK in the mid-1800s TRAN­SCRIP­TION A writ­ten or typed copy of the in­for­ma­tion in­cluded in an orig­i­nal ge­nealog­i­cal record CENSUS An of­fi­cial count of the pop­u­la­tion that took place ev­ery ten years from 1841

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