The Registers of St. George's Anglican Church in Penang, Malaysia

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St. George’s Anglican Church on Farquhar Street dates from 1818 and is the oldest Anglican church in Southeast Asia. In their record’s collection, they have 5 registers which survived the Japanese Occupation, and 14 registers in all. A person interested in obtaining records from this church should apply to an administration office that is located behind the church. At the present time, the records are not indexed, so anyone who applies to this office must have the given and surname of the ancestor, the year the event occurred, and the type of event, i.e. baptism. To search the records costs 50 ringgits, and if the record is found, there is an additional charge of 50 ringgits to have it copied. As of September 2013, the Vicar’s name was Charles Samuels and the person who makes the search was Judy. Her e-mail is stgeopf@yahoo.com, and the phone number of the church is +60 4-0262-0202 or 04-261-2739. Here follows a list of their registers:

St. George’s Anglican Church, Penang
Inventory List - Registration Books

No.
Name of Books
Dates of Coverage
 1

Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials - Paderi's Records

1799-1818
 2
Register of Baptisms
13 Dec 1947 - 15 Oct 1961
 3
Register of Baptisms
7 Sep 1961 - 7 April 2012
 4
Register of Confirmations
16 Jan 1918 - 10 Oct 1982
 5
Register of Confirmations
6 March 1967 - 6 May 2012
 6
Register of Burials
8 May 1926 - 17 March 1978
 7
Register of Burials
29 Nov 1978 - 24 Feb 2012
 8
Register of Marriages
23 Jan 1855 - 24 March 1899
 9
Register of Marriages
11 Sep 1932 - 26 Oct 1947
 10
Register of Marriages
15 Jun 1946 - 12 Nov 1949
 11
Register of Marriages
3 Dec 1949 - 15 March 1952
 12
Register of Marriages
7 Jun 1952 - 25 Jun 1955
 13
Register of Marriages
8 Jul 1955 - 20 Jul 1957
 14
Register of Marriages
12 Nov 1967 - 2 Jul 1989

Submitted October 28, 2013