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Guide to Baptist Historical Resources in Australia

Guide to Baptist Historical Resources in Australia

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This particular book describes the records specific to the Baptist denomination in Australia, together with where they are, and how to access them.

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Apart from the usual bdm records, as well as directory or electoral roll listings, researchers of Australian ancestors should consider using church records, and not just for baptisms, marriages or burials. If you had ancestors who attended a particular church there's a good chance they'll be mentioned in church bulletins somewhere along the line. This particular book describes the records specific to the Baptist denomination in Australia, together with where they are, and how to access them.

This guide to Baptist history resources gives an overview of the Baptist denomination, describing its background, structure, activities and special characteristics. This material provides an understanding of the nature and type of historical information and records that are available to researchers, It covers the central denominational organisation, and also the local church which is the main focus of Baptist church life.

There are detailed state-based lists of the various locations where historical records are to be found, and the type of record and conditions of access that apply. A particular feature in inforationa about books on Baptist history in Australia and the Baptist denomination.

Finally, this guidebook covers information about other sources of historical information ont he Baptist denomination, listings about other Baptist groups and also some information about related organisations which may provide helpful background for researchers.

Contents:

Introduction

Section 1. The Baptist denomination
The origins of the Baptist denomination
- 17th century origins
- Australian developments
Special characteristics
- Baptism
- The local church
The denominational organisation
- Property
- Ministry training an recognition
- Operations
- Baptist Union records
- Yearbooks/handbooks
Baptist ministers and how to trace them
Further reading on the Baptist denomination

Section 2. Baptist organisations, records and archives in Australia
National bodies
- The Baptist Union of Australia Incorporation
- Global interaction
State Baptist Unions
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- Queensland
- South Australia
- Tasmania
- Victoria
- Western Australia

Section 3. More historical sources, other Baptist groups and related organisations
Other sources of historical information about Baptists in Australia
- General sources
- Baptist churches and individuals
- British origins
- Baptists with military connections
- Baptist periodicals in Australian libraries
Other Baptist groups
- Seventh Day Baptists Australia
- Strict and Particular Baptists
- Independent Baptists
- German Baptists
- Reformed
Related organisations
- Christian Endeavour
- The Boys' Brigade
- Girls Brigade
- Schools
- Inter-denominational organisations

This ebook is a the same as the printed version from Unlock the Past which is available from Gould Genealogy & other retailers. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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Publisher Unlock the Past
Author D. Parker
Date 2014
Pages 68

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