FamilySearch add Devon Bishop’s Transcripts

Devon Bishop’s Transcripts, 1558-1887


FamilySearch have added Devon Bishop’s Transcripts 1558-1887 to their online collection.

This collection includes records from the period 1558-1887 with indexes and images to selected baptisms, marriages and burials, the collection does not however cover the whole of Devon.

The Bishop’s transcripts are copies of parish registers that were sent to the bishops annually within one month of Easter. They are extremely valuable when parish records have been damaged or destroyed, as transcripts are copies, they may contain errors.

The records can be searched via he following link, please not you will need to sign in to view images. If you don’t have a FamilySearch Account, one can be opened for free.

Devon Bishop’s Transcripts 1558-1887