Monday, 9 October 2017

Findmypast adds to Thames & Medway BMB Transcripts

The following is based closely on the description from Findmypast.

Thames & Medway Baptisms
Over 22,000 transcript records covering parishes in Greenwich, Strood, Cuxton, Bermondsey and Rotherhithe have been added to the collection of Thames & Medway Baptisms. The collection now contains over 357,000 records and covers the period 1721 to 1984. Most transcripts will include name, birth date, baptism date, location, parent's names and any additional notes.

Thames & Medway Marriages
Over 8,000 additional transcript records covering parishes in Greenwich, Strood, Cuxton, Bermondsey and Rotherhithe have been added to Thames & Medway Marriages. The collection now contains over 145,000 records and covers the period 1750 to 1984. Expect to find the date of marriage, the location and the name of the spouse.

Thames & Medway Burials
Over 8,000 new transcript records from the parishes of St Alphege, Greenwich, St Nicholas, Strood and St Michael & All Angels, Cuxton are now available to search in Thames & Medway Burials. The collection now contains over 195,000 records and covers parts of Middlesex, Essex, Surrey and Kent for the period 1702 to 1997. The records also include prisoners from the Woolwich prison ships and the names of over 1,200 seamen who died on the Seaman's Hospital Society's hospital ships near Greenwich. Most transcripts include a combination of name, burial date, age at death, residence and burial place.

There's a complete list of Thames and Medway parishes covered with dates at https://www.findmypast.com/articles/thames-and-medway-parish-lists

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