Thursday, August 24, 2023

Findmypast Friday: New Norfolk and Wales Parish Records

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Explore stories of Norfolk and Wales ancestors this Findmypast Friday

Norfolk parish records

13,795 new original images and transcriptions have been released to help you discover more about your Norfolk ancestors. There are 3,853 new baptisms from 1923, 9,703 marriages and banns from 1939, and 239 burials from 1998.

Wales parish records

For Wales, a total of 15,428 baptism records have been added from 1923, with the largest updates to Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire. You can also delve into 10,236 marriages and banns records, covering the year 1938 and 13 Welsh counties. All include transcriptions and original images.


One new title, updates to a further five, and over 783,245 new pages make up this week’s newspaper release.

New titles:
  • Farnworth Chronicle, 1906-1917
Updated titles:
  • Belfast News-Letter, 1952-1953
  • Campbeltown Courier, 1987-1988, 1990-1994
  • Hoylake & West Kirby News, 1988
  • Sheerness Times Guardian, 1975-1978, 1980
  • Suffolk and Essex Free Press, 1949-1958, 1965, 1974-1975, 1979, 1981


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