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Nominal Dates of Coverage

Lists compiled from 'The Parishes, Registers & Registrars of Scotland', Scottish Association of Family History Societies 1993 [for OPR coverage dates], and DJ Steel: 'Sources for Scottish Genealogy and Family History' National Index of Parish Registers v.12. Society of Genealogists 1970, for the other Presbyterian registers.

See also 'A detailed list of the Old Parochial Registers of Scotland', General Register House, Edinburgh 1872: the copies at New Register House have additional annotations. More details are also given in VB Bloxham: 'Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland', Stevenson's Genealogical Centre 1979.

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[Many Wigtownshire OPR burial records below, as noted by their color, are linked to further extracts of data from parish archives.]

Nominal dates of coverage of
Wigtonshire OPR baptism registers,
and of Seceding Presbyterian Churches in National Archives for Scotland
Parish # Parish coverage
885 Glasserton 1700-1854
886 Inch 1729-1854
887 Kirkcolm 1779-1854
888 Kirkcowan 1788-1854
889 Kirkinner 1694-1854
890 Kirkmaiden 1716-1854
891 Leswalt 1729-1854
892 Mochrum 1720-1854
893 New Luce 1695-1854
894 Old Luce 1731-1854
895 Penninghame 1695-1854
896 Portpatrick 1720-1854
897 Sorbie 1700-1854
898 Stoneykirk 1744-1854
899 Stranraer 1695-1854
900 Whithorn 1763-1854
901 Wigtown 1736-1854
Free Church
Kirkcolm 1843-1854
Wigtown 1844-1854
Associate Congregation, later United Secession
Wigtown 1849-1854


Nominal dates of coverage of
Wigtonshire OPR marriage registers,
and of Seceding Presbyterian Churches in National Archives for Scotland:
Parish # Parish coverage
885 Glasserton 1700-1819, 1849-1854
886 Inch 1729-1854
887 Kirkcolm 1791-1854
888 Kirkcowan 1832-1854
889 Kirkinner 1694-1854
890 Kirkmaiden 1699-1854
891 Leswalt 1729-1854
892 Mochrum 1720-1854
893 New Luce 1694-1854
894 Old Luce 1731-1854
895 Penninghame 1696-1854
896 Portpatrick 1720-1854
897 Sorbie 1700-1854
898 Stoneykirk 1744-1854
899 Stranraer 1712-1853
900 Whithorn 1796-1854
901 Wigtown 1731-1782, 1832
Associate Congregation, later United Secession
Whithorn 1802 (1 only)
Wigtown 1849-1854


Nominal dates of coverage of Wigtonshire OPR burial registers
Parish # Parish coverage
885 Glasserton none
886 Inch 1843-1847
887 Kirkcolm 1794-1854
888 Kirkcowan none
889 Kirkinner none
890 Kirkmaiden 1716-1854
891 Leswalt 1729-1843
892 Mochrum none
893 New Luce 1730-1819, 1822-1854
894 Old Luce 1732-1854
895 Penninghame none
896 Portpatrick 1783-1818
897 Sorbie 1706-1716, 1813, 1818
898 Stoneykirk 1778-1797 1839-1854
899 Stranraer none
900 Whithorn none
901 Wigtown none
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