Registers in WO 156 - Overseas (except Germany and Malta)

Country Church Event Dates Reference No Note
Aden Falaise Camp, Little Aden Baptisms 1964-1967 WO 156/488 13  
Aden St Martin in the Sands, Seesaseer Lines Baptisms 1960-1967 WO 156/489 181
Banns 1963-1967 WO 156/11
Austria British troops in Austria (special record) Marriages 1947-1955 WO 156/158
Austria Central Mediterranean Forces (CMF) Austria/Italy Baptisms 1946-1947 WO 156/491
Austria GRAZ Garrison Church Banns 1951-1954 WO 156/22
Austria KLAGENFURT Church of British Military Hospital Banns 1951-1951 WO 156/54
Austria KLAGENFURT St Oswald Banns 1950-1955 WO 156/53
Austria VIENNA St Michael within Schönbrunn Palace Baptisms 1946-1955 WO 156/490 185
Belgium Advance Base British Forces: British Sailors Society Chapel, Antwerp; St Christophers, Hook of Holland (41 Garrison); Olen Unit Church/Chapel of St Barbara; Church of St Christopher, Grobbendonk; Tielen Unit Church; St Barbara's Church, Emblem, Belgium Baptisms 1954-1974 WO 156/492
Belgium OLEN Church (Chapel of St Barbara) Baptisms 1956-1969 WO 156/493
Brunei Brunei (one entry) Baptisms 1980-1980 WO 156/495 1
Brunei Chapel, Berakas Camp (RBMR); Tutong Camp (RBMR); Flotilla Base, Muara Baptisms 1980-1995 WO 156/494
Brunei See Hong Kong (WO 156/577)
Crete See Malta (WO 156/114) Burials c75
Cyprus Cyprus Military Station Baptisms 1881-1935 WO 156/502
Cyprus BERENGARIA St George, Garrison of Episkopi Baptisms 1956-1962 WO 156/496 181
Cyprus BERENGARIA St Mark (Church of Scotland, Methodist, United Board) Baptisms 1964-1970 WO 156/497
Baptisms 1970-1974 WO 156/498
Cyprus EPISKOPI 1957-1962 - See Egypt (WO 156/500)
Cyprus EPISKOPI St Barnabus Baptisms 1982-1982 WO 156/499
Cyprus LIMASSOL, TROODOS, POLIMETIA Burials 1882-1936 WO 156/106
Cyprus NICOSIA St Martin, Wolseley Barracks Baptisms 1955-1960 WO 156/501 825
Cyprus EPISKOPI (Cyprus) All Saints (1951-1978); MOASCAR (Egypt) St George (1939-1950) Banns 1939-1978 WO 156/46
Cyprus TROODOS St George-in-the-Forest
(Marriages include Church of Scotland)
Baptisms 1939-1977 WO 156/503
Marriages 1945-1975 WO 156/276
Egypt ABASSIEH and HELMIEH Garrisons Burials 1933-1946 WO 156/110
Egypt ALEXANDRIA and CAIRO Baptisms 1898-1942 WO 156/505
Egypt ALEXANDRIA: includes baptisms held in the trenches during active service in Gallipoli Peninsula by Chaplains of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force Baptisms 1898-1946 WO 156/506 756 Note
Egypt CAIRO and KHARTOUM (deaths and burials) Burials 1897-1914 WO 156/107
Egypt CAIRO and PORT SAID Burials 1902-1918 WO 156/108
Egypt CAIRO Garrison Chapel, Abbassieh Citadel, Kasr-el-Nil Baptisms 1889-1946 WO 156/509 577
Egypt CAIRO St George, Abbassieh Baptisms 1898-1947 WO 156/504 1,247
Egypt CAIRO St George, Helmieh Baptisms 1923-1946 WO 156/516 221
Egypt CAIRO The Citadel Baptisms 1903-1945 WO 156/510 274
Egypt CAIRO The Citadel and Presbyterian Church Kasr-el-Nil Baptisms 1936-1940 WO 156/511 16
Egypt CAIRO Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms 1908-1945 WO 156/507 156
Egypt EL BALLAH St Michael the Archangel, Gordon Camp Baptisms 1947-1954 WO 156/517 35
Egypt FAYID All Saints Baptisms 1948-1955 WO 156/514 176
Egypt FAYID St Andrew (Garrison of Fayid and Fanara) Baptisms 1951-1955 WO 156/515 18
Egypt FAYID St Martin in the Sands (Fayid and Fanara) Baptisms 1947-1955 WO 156/513 51
Egypt ISMAILIA All Saints, FAYID St Mark, PORT SAID Wesley Chapel, Welcome Hotel (Methodist) Marriages 1947-1955 WO 156/231 17
Egypt ISMAILIA Cemetery Burials 1931-1942 WO 156/109
Egypt MOASCAR St George (1939-1950); EPISKOPI (Cyprus) All Saints (1951-1978) Banns 1939-1978 WO 156/46
Egypt MOASCAR Presbyterian Baptisms 1926-1943 WO 156/508 21
Egypt MOASCAR Church of Scotland Baptisms 1924-1944 WO 156/512 63
Egypt Middle East Land Forces: El Ballan, Moascar, Fayid, Port Fouad, Tel-El-Kebir, Abu Sultan, Geneifa, Fanara Port Said, Aqaba; from 1957 Episkopi, Cyprus Baptisms 1953-1962 WO 156/500
Eritrea Headquarters, British Military Administration, Eritrea (Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (MEF) Foreign Marriage Act 1892, section 22, appointed officer’s declaration book) Marriages 1944-1949 WO 156/217
France VALUCEAN International Church, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe (SHAPE) Banns 1953-1955 WO 156/73
Germany
Hong Kong Sham Shin Po Garrison Church and 33 General Hospital Chapel Kowloon, Hong Kong; St Eligius Church; later Hong Kong, Nepal and Brunei Baptisms 1957-1997 WO 156/577
Hong Kong LYEMUN Garrison Church Baptisms 1950-1961 WO 156/578 43
Hong Kong STANLEY FORT Garrison Church Baptisms 1947-1952 WO 156/580
Hong Kong STANLEY FORT St Barbara Baptisms 1951-1994 WO 156/579
Marriages 1983-1993 WO 156/225
Confirmations 1978-1992 WO 156/140
Hong Kong STANLEY Garrison Church (includes Church of Scotland) Marriages 1947-1983 WO 156/224
Hong Kong VICTORIA Garrison Church Baptisms 1951-1974 WO 156/581 383
Israel See Palestine
Italy Central Mediterranean Forces (CMF) Austria/Italy Baptisms 1946-1947 WO 156/491
Kenya KAHAWA All Saints, Templer Barracks Baptisms 1961-1964 WO 156/583 149
Kenya MOMBASA Diocese, East Africa Command: includes baptisms in the temporary garrison church, Mogadishu, Somalia, 1948-1959 Baptisms 1948-1963 WO 156/582 810
Kenya MOMBASA Garrison Churches of BLF Kenya Baptisms 1963-1964 WO 156/584 112
Libya BENGHAZI St Luke, Wavell Barracks 1958-1959; All Saints 1959-1967 Baptisms 1958-1967 WO 156/585 249
Libya HOMS Garrison Baptisms 1950-1961 WO 156/587 47
Libya TRIPOLI Christ the King Baptisms 1944-1966 WO 156/586 906
Malaya (Thought to be SEREMBAN) Banns 1966-1969 WO 156/64
Malaya KLUANG (Johore) St Luke Baptisms 1951-1970 WO 156/588 315
Malaya KUALA LUMPUR St George, Batu Cantonment (up to 1960); SEREMBAN, Negri Sembilan (from 1960) Baptisms 1952-1970 WO 156/608 269
Malaya KUALA LUMPUR St Martin; St Luke, British Military Hospital, Kinvara Baptisms 1948-1968 WO 156/590 365
Malaya MALACCA The Holy Trinity, Terendak Camp Baptisms 1962-1969 WO 156/592 802
Malaya MALACCA St John, Terendak Camp Baptisms 1965-1969 WO 156/593 96
Banns 1961-1966 WO 156/62    
Banns 1965-1967 WO 156/63
Malaya SOUTH JAHORE St George, Majadee Barrack Baptisms 1960-1968 WO 156/589 81
Malaya TAMPIN (Seremban, Negri Sembilan) St Barbara Baptisms 1963-1967 WO 156/591 75
Malta
Nepal See HONG KONG (WO 156/577)
Netherlands HOOK OF HOLLAND - See Belgium (WO 156/492)
Palestine HAIFA Baptisms 1938-1945 WO 156/604 27
Baptisms 1939-1939 WO 156/605 2
Palestine JERUSALEM and Palestine Command Baptisms 1939-1947 WO 156/6
Palestine JERUSALEM St Andrew-in- Hamala Baptisms 1963-1970 WO 156/606 54
Palestine SARAFAND Baptisms 1940-1946 WO 156/7
Burials 1944-1947 WO 156/8
Singapore ALEXANDRA The Holy Trinity, British Military Hospital Chapel Baptisms 1948-1970 WO 156/607 564
Singapore BLAKANG MATI St Barbara and PULAU BRANI St Peter Baptisms 1952-1967 WO 156/612 107
Singapore Christ Church, Rowcroft Lines Baptisms 1948-1960 WO 156/613 234
Singapore NEE SOON St Christopher Baptisms 1949-1975 WO 156/609 318
Singapore NEE SOON Garrison Church Confirmations 1951-1969 WO 156/147
Singapore PASIR PANJANG Burials 1947-1959 WO 156/119 c700
Singapore PASIR PANJANG All Saints (plus Burma?) Baptisms 1958-1975 WO 156/610 327
Singapore PASIR PANJANG St John Baptisms 1961-1971 WO 156/611 447
Singapore TANGLIN St George, Garrison of GHQ FarELF Baptisms 1947-1971 WO 156/614 1,476
Banns 1951-1968 WO 156/79
Banns 1966-1967 WO 156/80
Somalia MOGADISHU 1948-1959 - See Kenya (WO 156/582)
Sudan KHARTOUM and CAIRO (deaths and burials) Burials 1897-1914 WO 156/107

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