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Search 36,293 new Montgomeryshire parish records on findmypast.co.uk ›

1 July, 2010 by jessmoore

We have just added 36,293 parish records for Montgomeryshire to the site. The details of the new records are as follows: Baptisms: 1593-1939: 19,407 new records Marriages: 1591-1837: 1,757 new records Burials: 1574-1940: 15,129 new records Search our parish records for your ancestors. This data was provided by the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society.

Nearly 205,000 new baptism and burial records added to the site ›

1 April, 2010 by jessmoore

We have added a total of 204,501 new baptism and burial records for Wiltshire, Manchester and Dorset to findmypast.co.uk. These records were provided by the Wiltshire Family History Society, the Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society and the Dorset Family History Society. See the table below for a breakdown of the records: Area Type of record Number of recordsĀ  Chippenham,… Read more ›

Parish records list alphabetised ›

10 March, 2010 by jessmoore

The Knowledge Base section of our site contains our Parish Records Collection. We’ve just alphabetised the parish list so finding the one you need should now be much easier. Have a look at our parish list now.

City of London Burial Index records update ›

17 February, 2010 by jessmoore

We have just added over 50,000 new City of London Burial Index records to findmypast.co.uk. The records are for St Andrew Holborn church for the period 1754-1812. You can view these records within the parish records collection on our site. The original City of London Burial Index was created by Cliff Webb and produced by the West Surrey Family History… Read more ›

Ask the Expert – Bournemouth Blues ›

20 January, 2010 by VivArkley

Our expert Stephen Rigden answers your questions: After receiving a copy of my great-grandmother’s death certificate I thought it would be an easy thing to find her burial place so that I can visit from Australia next year. However, I have come up against a problem I have no idea how to tackle – I am unfamiliar with the areas… Read more ›

Memorial inscriptions: almost 1 million records added ›

16 February, 2009 by Ian

Findmypast.com, in partnership with the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS), has added nearly a million new memorial inscriptions to its Parish Records Collection. These records are the fruits of decades of transcription work by family historians nationwide. Volunteers from different societies have visited graveyards and cemeteries in England and Wales, pulling back weeds, uncovering buried headstones and patiently deciphering… Read more ›