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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
*Consult the [[Gibraltar Record Finder]] to find other records 
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*Try viewing any original indexes to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.   
 
*Try viewing any original indexes to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.   
 
*Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
 
*Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames, middles name, or an abbreviation of their given name
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames, middles name, or an abbreviation of their given name
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=== Record Finder ===
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*Consult the [[Gibraltar Record Finder]] to find other records
  
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
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Location of Gibraltar, Gibraltar
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Record Description
Record Type: Births and Baptisms
Collection years: 1704-1876
Languages: English
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This index is an electronic index for the years 1704 to 1876.

This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

  • The name of the child
  • Gender
  • Date and place of brith
  • Date and place of christening
  • The names of the parents

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  • Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
  • Use the information to find other records such as marriage, death, or census records
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname, unless the surname is a common surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives that can be verified by records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Try viewing any original indexes to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.
  • Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames, middles name, or an abbreviation of their given name

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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Collection Citation

"Gibraltar, Births and Baptisms, 1704-1876" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

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