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IGI Batch No's - research
Research help for those looking in Caithness and surrounds.
When using the IGI (International Genealogical Index) for research please
note the source of the information - usually given in a batch no. or a film
no. A great deal of information in the IGI has been placed there from
"patron submitted forms" or "sealings" and is subject to error, in fact is
highly untrustworthy data.
The following batch numbers are of records taken from the Old Parish
Registers and give more reliable information.
C110411 Thurso Christenings (1855-1867 Parish registers)
C110412 Thurso Christenings (1647-1855 Parish registers)
C110413 Thurso Christenings (1868-1875 Parish registers)
C110415 Thurso Christenings (1786-1843 Parish registers)
M110411 Thurso Marriages (1855-1875 Parish registers)
M110412 Thurso Marriages (1671-1819 Parish registers)
M110414 Thurso Marriages (1820-1854 Parish registers)
M110381 Latheron marriages (1855-1875 Parish registers)
M110382 Latheron marriages (1755-1819 Parish registers)
M110384 Latheron marriages (1820-1856 Parish registers)
C110381 Latheron Christenings (1855-1867 Parish registers)
C110382 Latheron Christenings (1736-1819 Parish registers)
C110383 Latheron Christenings (1868-1875 Parish registers)
C110384 Latheron Christenings (1820-1855 Parish registers)
M110372 Halkirk marriages (1772-1790 Parish registers)
M110376 Halkirk marriages (1790-1820 Parish registers)
M110375 Halkirk marriages (1819-1854 Parish registers)
M110371 Halkirk marriages (1855-1875 Parish registers)
C110371 Halkirk Christenings (1855-1867 Parish registers)
C110372 Halkirk Christenings (1772-1781 Parish registers)
C110373 Halkirk Christenings (1868-1875 Parish registers)
C110374 Halkirk Christenings (1782-1820 Parish registers)
C110375 Halkirk Christenings (1820-1854 Parish registers)
No batch no's available for Ulbster, Lybster or Dunbeath.
If you see batch numbers in this form - 7116611 - it generally means the
information has come from people submitting their own data. Not everyone
is careful with their research and because of this many errors have crept
into the IGI. Try to stay with batch numbers such as those shown above.
C at the beginning stands for Christenings or births.
M at the beginning stands for Marriages.
All of the above batch numbers contain Sinclair births, christening and
More areas to come later.
If you need any help with batch numbers and the IGI please feel free to
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