Friday, 20 January 2017

Findmypast adds Leicestershire and Rutland Parish Records

Findmypast's highlight this week is these nearly 3.5 million new records to search and browse provided from the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.

Leicestershire Parish Records: baptism, banns, marriage & burial records covering 50 parishes  back to the 16th century, over 1.8 million records;
Leicestershire Parish Records Browse: over 3,000 volumes;
Leicestershire Marriage Licences: 22,000 records between 1604 and 1891;
Leicestershire Marriage Licences Browse: over 75 volumes 1604-1891;
Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records: over 173,000 records, 1490-1941;
Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records Browse: over 971 volumes, 1490-1941;
Leicestershire Electoral Registers Browse: 3,862 volumes with thousands of names, 1836-1974;
Rutland Parish Records: baptisms, banns, marriage and burials from England's smallest county;
Rutland Parish Records Browse; over 460 volumes.

This is the first major record collection for England released this year, all records you won't find online with original images linked elsewhere.

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