Abbotshall Church does not hold any historical records. ScotlandsPeople at www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk is the official online source of parish registers, civil registration, census records and wills and testaments for Scotland. The website is a partnership between the
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If you are looking for a copy of a baptism certificate, the first place to try is the parish where the baptism took place. (Our current Abbotshall Baptismal Register goes back to 1920). For records of
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Historically, the Church of Scotland, in the form of Kirk Sessions and heritors in each parish, was responsible for the maintenance of burial grounds within churchyards and kept records of burials. In 1925 responsibility for the
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A comprehensive account of the register of ministers of the Church of Scotland since the Reformation of the 16th century is provided in the volume of books entitled Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae. Historically published by Saint Andrew
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The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) is also the place of legal deposit for the records of the Church of Scotland’s Kirk Sessions and Presbyteries which are earlier than those in current use. The NAS also
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Thought for the week

Prayer and thought for 28th June 2020

Prayer:-
Saviour with your heart so tender,
Come to those who grieve this day,
Those who mourn the loss of loved ones,
Be with them, O Lord, we pray.
And for those who suffer illness,
Come with healing touch this day,
Those who sit and wait in anguish,
Be with them, O Lord, we pray.
Man of Sorrows, loving Saviour,
Come with peace to those this day,
All who grieve and fear and worry,
Be with them, O Lord, we pray.
Amen.
Taken from ” Pray Without Ceasing” by Jenny Child.