Grahamstown Methodist Commemoration Church baptisms 1876-1930

This index was compiled by Ellen Stanton from the photographs published on the web site.

There, the folder containing these images is named as Methodist baptisms Grahamstown 1826-1930, but that folder contains, in fact, 6 pages of Somerset East baptisms, 1827 to 1831 (images 1 to 6). This is then followed by photographs of the baptismal register of the Methodist Commemoration Church in Grahamstown, 1876 to 1930, an amalgam of 5 original registers housed in the Cory Library, call numbers: CORY MS 1 5 899/4-6. It is these latter that Ellen has indexed. Each baptism has an 'entry number' - these start again in the new register of 1896 and again in 1921. I have indicated the three different registers by prefacing the entry number with a letter, A for the register of 1876 to 1896, B for the register 1896 to 1921 and C for the third register.

There is an interesting article on the Commemoration Church, by Tony McGregor, no sources quoted.

You can sort the columns below by clicking on the headings. You can sort on two columns by holding down the shift key and clicking both. You can filter the results by typing in a word or phrase in the Filter box. The photographs of the registers pages can be found on the Family Search web site - once there you can then enter the appropriate image no, as given in the index below, to view that page.