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Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Collection (incorporates St. Peter's Pro-Cathedral records)

MSA SC 2707
Dates1782-1976
MediumMicrofilm
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Post 1940 baptisms are restricted. Written permission from the church required for access. See Registrar for further information
StorageMicrofilm only
Film Number(s)SCM 1510 - SCM 1524
Description
Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (incorporates St. Peter's Pro-Cathedral records), Archdiocese of Baltimore, Roman Catholic, Baltimore City: baptisms, marriages and burials 1822-1849; baptisms 1827-1976; marriages and burials 1843-1849; baptisms, Seminary Chapel 1843-1869; general index 1782-1893; marriages 1783-1962; interments 1793-1977; pew rent books 1821-1836, 1857-1871. St. Peter's: marriages 1783-1795; burials 1790-1795; baptisms 1782-1827; interments 1793-1813; Includes baptisms, Maryland General Hospital 1908-1911.
History
St. Peter's (founded 1770) was the first and only Roman Catholic church in the city of Baltimore when the Diocese of Baltimore was established in 1789. The church was designated Bishop John Carroll's pro-Cathedral in 1790 and served as the episcopal seat of the bishop of Baltimore until the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was dedicated in 1821.

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