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Referencing with Harvard: Parish register

Parish Register

To be made up of:

  • Name of person (in single quotation marks).
  • Year of event (in round brackets).
  • Baptism, marriage or burial of ...
  • Full name of person (forenames, surname).
  • Day/month/year of event.
  • Title of register (in italics).

For an online certificate, add:

  • Year of last update (in round brackets).
  • Available at: URL.
  • (Accessed: date).

In-text citation:

Alex and Alice’s wedding (‘Alex Jones and Alice Roberts’, 1934)…

Reference list:

‘Alex Jones and Alice Roberts’ (1934). Marriage of Alex Jones and Alice Roberts, 5 May 1934. St Andrew’s Church Bishopthorpe, York marriage register 1900-1950 (2009). Available at: (Accessed: 29 March 2015).

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