Do you have English ancestors who were Roman Catholic? Explore thousands of Roman Catholic sacramental registers from the dioceses of Birmingham, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, Southwark and Westminster in England. With every result, you will find an image of the original transcript from the diocese archive and a transcript of the pertinent details about your ancestor. The amount of information you find in each record can vary depending on the age of the record, its legibility, and the amount of information recorded by the parish priest at the time of the event. Within most transcripts, you will find the following facts:. Earlier church records were written freehand in register books, but in later years, they were recorded formally in printed registers.