Saturday 30 September 2017

Further Warwickshire parish added to FindmyPast

The latest releases from FindmyPast (

Warwickshire Baptisms
Over 1.1 million additional records have been added to our collection of Warwickshire Baptisms. The collection contains records from a variety of sources and many will include a scanned images of the original document. Transcripts that include an image were created by Findmypast with images that were provided courtesy of the Warwickshire County Record Office. Records that only provide a transcript have been provided by the Rugby Family History Society, Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, and FamilySearch International's Genealogical Index. Since the collection has many sources, it is possible that you may find up to three records related to one individual.

Warwickshire Banns
Over 265,000 new records have been added to Warwickshire Banns. These records are a valuable research tool for family historians because they date back centuries before civil registration. Banns were announcements made in the church on three separate Sundays during the three months leading up to the wedding day. The announcements were intended to give the congregation an opportunity to voice any objection to the marriage.

Warwickshire Marriages
Over 527,000 records have been added to our collection of Warwickshire Marriages.

Warwickshire Burials
Over 725,000 records have been added to our collection of Warwickshire Burials. Each record includes a transcript of the original burial registry or details from the monumental inscription and a number will include an image of the original document.

Browse Warwickshire Parish Registers
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Irish Newspapers
Over 144,000 articles and one brand new title, the Portadown Times, have recently been added to our collection of historic British newspapers.

Also available:

Connecticut Baptisms, 1600s-1800s
Connecticut Church Records, 1600s-1800s
Connecticut Burials, 1600s-1800s

Records covering the towns of Coventry, East Hampton, Mansfield, New Haven, Norfolk, Norwich, Simsbury, Windsor, and Woodstock.

United States Marriages
Over 95,000 new records have just been added to our collection of United States Marriage records. Released in partnership with FamilySearch international, these latest additions mark the latest phase of efforts to create the single largest online collection of U.S. marriage records in history.

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