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noun Ecclesiastical.

the register of the christenings, marriages, and burials in a parish.

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Also called church register.

Origin of parish register

First recorded in 1645–55
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parish register

noun

a book in which the births, baptisms, marriages, and deaths in a parish are recorded
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