Family Tree Magazine

January 2005

CD-ROMs in brief By Eric Probert

Briefly described here are just two CDs from more than 27 for the English counties in S&N Genealogy Supplies' Parish Records Series. The complete list may be seen in the S&N advertisement on the back page of this magazine, or by following the links 'Data CDs' and 'Parish Records' on the S&N website ( These enhanced facsimile images of the pages of books are searchable by name or part name. Each CD is available at £29.95 plus £2.50 p&p per order from S&N Genealogy Supplies, West Wing, Manor Farm, Chilmark, Salisbury SP3 5AF (tel: 01722 716121; fax: 01722 716160; email:; web: Payment is by cheque made payable to 'S&N Genealogy Supplies' or online by secure credit card payment.

London Parish Records - Set 3, Volumes 1 to 21
This is the third of three sets currently available covering London parish registers with a total of 36 volumes and a further nine volumes for Middlesex. This set, originally published by the Harleian Society at the turn of the 19th century, covers the baptisms, marriages and burials for the parishes of Kensington, St Michael le Quern and St Vedast, Christ Church Newgate, St Benet and St Peter Paul's Wharf, St Mary Le-Bone Chapel (marriages 1668-1754 only), St Martin-in-the-Fields, St Olave, St Stephen's Walbrook and St Benet Sherehog, St Antholin Budge Row, St George's Hanover Square (marriages only, 1788-1837), St James Clerkenwell and St Michael Cornhill.

London Parish Records Set 3Shropshire Parish Records - Set 1, Volumes 1 to 29
This CD covers baptisms, marriages and burials in 31 Shropshire parishes. The volumes were originally published in the early 1900s by the Shropshire Parish Register Society, generally covering the period from when registers commences to 1812. Each volume is separately indexed and the pages are bookmarked. A search in Volume 29 for Westbury parish revealed that a John Probert married Abigail Glover on 11 June 1661.

Find Out More:

London Parish Records - available from

Shropshire Parish Records at


by Eric Probert