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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
*If Save or print a christening copy of the image or record is found, use if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the information to search for a birth recordindex*If Use the parents are listedinformation which you have found to estimate ages in other life events. For example, look for the family in cencuses*If use a christening date to approximate a marriage date, or a burial record is found, use the names of the bride and groom to find the new family in censuses*Family members often appear on calculate an individual's vital records, such as in the role estimated year of witnesses to a marriagebirth*If Once you have found a christening or a burial church record is found, you may want to search for a birth and death recordin civil records (1837 and later)*Death and burial Use the information could lead you have found to probate, will, find the person and land families in census records*Continue to search the index for people with the same surname to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives . Note that family members often appear on an individual's records, such as in the role of witnesses to a marriage 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
*When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person *If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname*Be careful using the listed age on a marriage record to estimate a birth year. Rather than listing actual ages, clerks often wrote in 21 as the age of both the bride and groom to show that they each were of legal age *Search the records of nearby locations *Check for variants of given other names and surnames. An individual might have been listed under a middle name, a nickname, or an abbreviation of their given name*Spelling was not standardized for much of the period of this collection, so names were often spelled as they were pronouncedscribes heard them. Pay attention to Try searching based on how the name should may have been pronounced and try spelling variations that could have that pronunciation*Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname*Expand the date range to return a broader list of possible matches. This is especially useful results*The individual might not have records in searching the Church of England at all, but rather might have belonged to a nonconformist denomination*When you search baptismal records, as remember that it was not unusual for a child to be baptized weeks or even months after birth*Search the records of nearby locations. For this particular collection, this step may require finding records Note that marriages often took place in the bordering English counties of Sussex to parish where the south, Surrey and Middlesex to the west, or Essex across bride resided*Consult the estuary of the River Thames [[England Record Finder]] to the north. If the individual lived in the northwestern area of Kent, a thorough search of London find other records might be necessary
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