This section contains various reference material.


The Glossary page explains the meaning of various common words and phrases which are relevant to an understanding of the records.


The Medieval Calendar page matches some important feastdays with the more familiar date.


The Old Script section provides an overview of the handwriting commonly seen in circa 1600 documents. It also briefly covers some of the latin terms and abbreviations seen in Isle of Man records of the time.


The Sources section provides a list of the original manuscript records by reference. It also gives some relevant publications.