Friday, August 6, 2021

Findmypast Friday: New School and Parish Records

I received this from Findmypast this morning:



Search new school and parish records

Where will your past take you this Findmypast Friday? Find out with Findmypast’s latest new additions.

National School Admission Registers

Findmypast have added over 9,000 new records from Halifax, Yorkshire to their collection of National School Admission registers. This vast collection spans the years 1870 to 1914 and contains over 9.3 million transcripts and images from 41 counties across England and Wales

Search these records to discover where your ancestor went to school, their birth date, admission year and the name of the school they attended. You may also be able to discover their parents’ names, father’s occupation, exam results and any illnesses that led to absence from school.

Staffordshire Parish Registers

Explore thousands of new baptism, marriage, banns and burial registers from four parishes in Staffordshire, including;
  • Caverswall, St Peter
  • Chebsey, All Saints
  • Checkley, St Mary & All Saints
  • Tipton, St Mary
Revealing essential names, dates, locations and family details, these new Staffordshire resources form part of the largest collection of UK parish records available anywhere online.


15 new papers have just joined the site along with updates to seven existing titles. Brand new to the Findmypast archives are:

While year coverage has been expanded in:

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