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church register

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  1. parish register.
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Origin of church register

First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for church register

Historical Examples

  • His marriage is recorded in the church-register of July 1, 1773.

    All Sorts and Conditions of Men

    Walter Besant

  • If the late Mr. Armadale's lawyers want a proof of your marriage, they won't go to the church-register for it, I can promise you!'

    Armadale

    Wilkie Collins