If you wish to look for a historic parish, and/or the Name Book entries relating to it, it will be easier to Browse the list of parishes.
This search finds all of the pages which include the exact phrase you give, or at least one of the words you have entered, depending on your choice.
You can use an asterisk * as a wild card: for example M*Donald finds both McDonald and Macdonald.¬†You should also use wild card * instead of an apostrophe, e.g. Henry*s Well to search for Henry’s Well, and on either side of abbreviations, e.g. *Wm* Dodd, *Geo* Armstrong or *TP* (= Turnpike).

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Your search will find occurrences of your search terms, regardless of case, and in the middle of a longer word, unless you tick one of the following:

You can search for the exact phrase or for any of the search terms (separated by spaces), depending on your choice here: