Findmypast has released more than 1.4 million historic records held by the City of Westminster Archives Centre in central London.
The release forms the final phase of Findmypast’s Westminster Collection. The following information comes from Findmypast:
Consisting of parish baptisms, banns, marriages and burials, the release includes fully searchable transcripts and beautifully-scanned images of original handwritten registers from more than 50 historic Westminster churches including St Martin-in-the-Fields and St Paul’s Covent Garden.
Spanning more than four centuries of the city’s history from 1538 to 1945, the records are full of fascinating details of London life through the ages and will provide researchers from all over the world with the opportunity to uncover the stories of inhabitants from all walks of life.
Over 1,000 new records have just been released in the third phase of our collection of Westminster Baptisms. The records will reveal your ancestor’s birth date, baptism date and parents’ names.
Over 272,000 new records have just been added to our collection of Westminster Banns. The records will reveal where and when your Westminster ancestors announced their intention to marry, when they were married and where they lived.
Over 409,000 new marriages covering more than 40 Westminster parishes are now available to search. The records will reveal when your ancestor was born, where they lived, where they were married and to whom.
Discover if your English ancestor was buried in Westminster with over 517,000 new records that reveal when they were born, when they died and where they were laid to rest.