Latin words and phrases

Latin words and phrases occur in many parish registers. These terms are sometimes abbreviated, as in pdto or predict for predicto, and the endings of words alter as dicatated by gender, for example baptizata when a girl was baptised.

anno Domini  in the year of Our Lord
anno predictothe year aforesaid or previously written (refers back to a heading containing the year)
baptizatusbaptised
conjugatusmarried
dieday
dominamistress (a courtesy title)
ExonExeter
filiadaughter
filius son
fuitwas (as in baptizatus fuit)
generosinobleman or Esquire
natusborn
nupti or nupt married
predictoaforesaid
sepultusburied
uxor wife or husband
viudawidow

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