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From: jwwright <>
Subject: Re: LDS is Useless
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 1999 18:01:20 GMT

To continue that thought, that means that if there wasn't a parish
there, they wouldn't have the records in the database(IGI), right?

David Merrall wrote:
> The LDS database comes from parish records they have photographed. The
> recording of births and marriages ( but not deaths) was taken over by
> the government in 1837. As the government records are available there is
> no point in the LDS duplicating them. Thats why you can't find records
> from this century in the LDS

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