Crockford’s Clerical Directory now have available online …………………………………

imageDo you have a clergyman in your family tree? Search the Crockford’s Clerical Dictionary which contains around 250,000 names, and find out where they studied, where they worked, and where they lived.

This collection contains biographies of UK Anglican clergy and details of English, Welsh, and Irish beneficiaries and churches, although clergy who qualified in the UK, may have travelled anywhere in the world to practise.

Crockford’s Directories first appeared in 1858 and are still published today. Whilst more recent biographies from 1968 are available, this is the first time that historic collections have been made available online. Ancestry currently has six complete directories dated 1868, 1874, 1885, 1898, 1908 and 1932 available.

 Crockford’s Directories 1868 – 1898

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