Over 300,000 Yorkshire records added to FindMyPast database

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More than 300,000 records relating to Yorkshire baptisms, marriages and burials have been added to the FindMyPast genealogy website.

More than 300,000 records relating to Yorkshire baptisms, marriages and burials have been added to the FindMyPast genealogy website.

Yorkshire baptisms

Over 135,000 new additions covering 81 new parishes have been added to FindMyPast's Yorkshire collection.

Each record contains both a transcript and an image of the original register entry that will reveal a combination of a person's  baptism date, baptism place, denomination and parent's names.

Yorkshire banns

Find out if your Yorkshire ancestors were married by banns with over 35,000 new records covering 57 additional parishes.

Each record contains both a transcript and an image of the original register entry that will reveal a combination of the couple's banns date, marriage year, residence, spouse's name and spouse's residence.

Yorkshire marriages

Did your ancestors tie the knot in Yorkshire? FindMyPast has added 53,000 additional records covering 68 new parishes.

Each record contains both a transcript and an image of the original register entry that will reveal a combination of the marriage date, marriage location, birth year, residence, occupation, marital status, father's name and witnesses names for both the bride and groom.

Yorkshire burials

Discover the final resting place of your Yorkshire ancestors with over 124,000 additional records covering 86 new parishes that have been added to the collection.

Each record contains both a transcript and an image of the original register entry that will reveal a combination of your ancestor's birth year, age at death, burial date and location.

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