Barbados Registration of Baptisms Marriages and Burials Act 1885

Barbados SealBARBADOS. An Act to amend An Act for the better making and keeping Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials solemnized in the several parishes of this Island – passed on the 10th day of February 1855.

A full transcript of the Barbados Act for Baptisms, Marriages and Burials passed 10 Feb 1855.

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Barbados Vestries and Church Wardens Act 1848

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Barbados Vestries and Church Wardens Act 1848

The passing of the Barbados Vestries and Church Wardens Act 1848 started the second series of parish registers in Barbados. Here is an extract from the act that established that baptisms, marriages and burials were to be kept in duplicate with copies returned to the Colonial Secretary's office.

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