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I hope that I can now avoid talking more about my past, and that the press will respect this wish".
Churches required their clergy to keep christening (or baptism) records.
Confirmation records before1814 contain the name of the child, and sometimes include the child's age or place of residence.
These records may not begin the same year for every parish.
Information found in a christening depends on how detailed the minister made his record.The king ordered the church clergy to take national census records beginning in 1701.Occasionally the clergy also took a ministerial census.What you are looking for Couples were usually married when they were in their twenties and thirties, and sometimes later.Marriage records may not give a birth or christening date prior to 1814 but may give the age of the bride and groom, making it possible to determine their approximate birth years.
The dates of the marriage banns (engagement) or proclamations may be included in the marriage record, or a separate record.