Friday, April 30, 2021

Findmypast Friday: Grow Your Findmypast Family Tree With Thousands of New Parish Records

 I received this from Findmypast this morning:



Grow your Findmypast family tree with thousands of new parish records

What secrets are hidden in your wondrous Welsh heritage? Find out with this week's Findmypast Friday releases.

Read on for all the details on what's new. Plus, don't miss your chance to explore all of Findmypast’s British census records for FREE.

Monmouthshire Parish Records

Privacy rules have allowed Findmypast to release another set of baptism, marriage and banns records from parishes across the Welsh county.

The new arrivals include over 8,300 baptism records from 1921 and over 5,600 marriage and banns records from 1936. Check Findmypast’s handy Monmouthshire parish list to see which churches are covered.

Glamorganshire Parish Records

Like those for Monmouthshire, Findmypast have updated their Glamorganshire collection with baptisms from 1921 and marriages and banns from 1936. The parish list shows exactly what's new.

Findmypast is home to the most comprehensive Welsh parish record collection online. Alongside Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire, you’ll find collections from every Welsh county. Visit their full list of records and type in a Welsh county to see what's available.


Cambria Daily Leader and Cleave’s Weekly Police Gazette have joined Findmypast’s newspaper archives this week.

Cleave’s Weekly Police Gazette covers 1835-1836 and features some striking early illustrations.

Cleave's Weekly Police Gazette, 30 July 1836. View the full article.

While Swansea paper, Cambria Daily Leader currently has pages from 1861-1870, 1882-1895 and 1899-1905 online.

Explore British census records for FREE this weekend

Clear your diary this weekend because all of Findmypast’s British census records (1841-1911) are completely free to access from 10:00 (BST) on Friday 30 April until 10:00 (BST) on Monday 3 May.

Amazing snapshots of the past, census records can help you trace your family tree, generation by generation.


Disclosure: I have a complimentary subscription to Findmypast, and have accepted meals and services from Findmypast, as a Findmypast Ambassador. This has not affected my objectivity relative to Findmypast and its products.

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