Nearly half a million parish records have been added to the Find My Past websites.
Find My Past UK says: “[We have] added over 450,000 new parish baptisms, marriages and burials covering the period 1538-2009 from areas as diverse as Northumberland, Durham, Ryedale, Sheffield, Wiltshire and Suffolk to make it easier than ever to trace your ancestors further back through history and further expanding what has now become the most comprehensive collection of England and Wales parish records online.
“Full details of what this record release contains are as follows:
- 141,525 Suffolk Baptisms 1753-1911;
- 244,309 Wiltshire Baptisms 1538-1867;
- 27,420 Northumberland & Durham Burials 1587-2009;
- 22,687 Sheffield Baptisms 1837-1968;
- 8,181 Sheffield Marriages 1824-1991;
- 7,113 Ryedale Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1754-1999.
“These records are brought to you by Suffolk Family History Society, Wiltshire Family History Society, Northumberland & Durham Family History Society, Sheffield Family History Society and Ryedale Family History Society as a result of the ongoing partnership of Find My Past UK and the Federation of Family History Societies.
“They are available to search online now and can be viewed with ‘Pay As You Go’ credits, a Britain Full or a World subscription. The records are available on all Find My Past sites as part of a World subscription.”