Monday, 3 July 2017

Yorkshire Parish Records added to Findmypast

While the addition of Canada's 1861 and 1871 censuses were the headline items from Findmypast update last Friday that's playing catch-up. It's the new Yorkshire parish records that caught my attention.

Yorkshire Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts Browse has 11,000 volumes of vital Yorkshire records dating back to 1538 are now available to browse in their entirety. Records for all three Yorkshire Ridings plus Ainsty and the City of York are included.

Other Yorkshire additions are for Sheffield and Yorkshire's East Riding. Each record includes a transcript and an image of the original document.

Over 638,000 records added to the Yorkshire Baptisms collection which now totals 5,297,720.

Yorkshire Banns has over 31,000 new records making the collection 609,657 records.

Yorkshire Marriages has more than 419,000 new records for a total of 2,967,360.

575,000 new Yorkshire burials now available for a total of 4,744,063 records.

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