Thursday, 20 October 2011

New and updated Dorset, Warwickshire, West Yorkshire parish records on Ancestry

There are major additions of parish baptism, marriage and burial indexed image records for Dorset and Warwickshire in this collection new on Ancestry. The 1.2 million Dorset records are for more than 280 parishes to 1837; just over 1 million Warwickshire records for the same time period are for more than 320 parishes.


Also new for Warwickshire are over half a million marriages and banns records from 1754 to 1910, a similar size collection of baptisms for 1813 to1906, over 278 thousand burials for 1813 to 1906, a collection of parish administrative records for browsing.

For Dorset there are updates to post 1813 baptism, marriage, burial and confirmation parish records; an interesting looks new collection of Poor Law records from 1511-1997(sic) and; 1,000 bastardy records.

There is also an update to the large collection of parish records for West Yorkshire.

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