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church register

Origin of church register
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I have searched the church register, but found no record of the marriage.

    By Force of Impulse Harry V. Vogt
  • A record of this event is still to be found in the church register.

  • We will ride over to Edgerton today and examine the church register.

    Coralie Charlotte M. Braeme
  • The certificate was found in the church register, and duly copied.

    Little Novels Wilkie Collins
  • If I give the name I am now wearing to be placed on the church register, I shall be living and practicing a lie.

  • But though his name was in the church register and the big red Peerage, nobody ever saw him under the sun.

  • Probably he had seen or heard of these names in some Yorkshire church register.

  • The young sailor was the grave-digger's boy; in the church register he was called Anne Lisbeth's son.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
  • He was never enrolled on the church register, but no one ever doubted that his name was registered in the Book of Life.

    Everlasting Pearl

    Anna Magdalena Johannsen
  • It was a commonplace excerpt from a church register—and filled three pages, leaving thirteen to be covered.

    The Red Room August Strindberg

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