What does Sojourner mean on a marriage certificate?
Basically a sojourner is a temporary resident in a parish, not a permanent inhabitant. It seems to be mainly related to the entries in the parish registers after Hardwicke’s Marriage Act.
What does int mean in genealogy?
G to Mgr
|g||Girl; information from gravestone|
|inst||Instant = the present month|
How far back do parish records go UK?
Parish registers were first created in England in 1538 when Henry VIII established the Church of England. By 1597, during Queen Elizabeth’s reign, the earliest parish registers were rewritten on vellum, or animal skin, from 1558.
Are parish records available online?
Although many parish records are available online, and this number is constantly increasing, many registers are only accessible in the local county record office. Some registers are still in use, so are still held by that church.
What is a sojourner?
A sojourner is a person who resides temporarily in a place. Sojourner may also refer to: Sojourner Truth (1797–1883), abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Albert Sojourner (1872–1951), member of the Mississippi House of Representatives.