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parish register

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparish registerˌparish ˈregister noun [countable] British English  PGOan official record of the births, deaths, and marriages in a parish
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parish registerThe plaintiff was unlawfully charged for making extracts from a parish register, and was held entitled to recover back the payments.This also explains why there is no record of the burials in the parish register.The surplus recorded in the parish register must have been lost through migration to other places.Indeed, in the author's own village the parish register was being kept in Latin as late as 1657.
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