Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary - HMML Repository

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Records of the baptisms, confirmations, marriages, deaths, memorial masses and charitable bequests of the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Għaxaq, Malta, 1600-1918.



Records of the baptisms, confirmations, marriages, deaths, memorial masses and charitable bequests of the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Għaxaq, Malta, 1600-1918. Records included historical notes, information about local feasts, the plague of 1813, the French Occupation of Malta from 1798-1800; and the construction and improvements to the church.

A church dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary was located in Għaxaq in 1511. Għaxaq officially became a parish in 1626. A new church was built in 1655. The current church was built in 1735 and dedicated on 1784 May 2.