Friday, April 19, 2024

Findmypast Friday: An Abundance of New Oxfordshire Baptisms, Marriages and Burials

  I received this information from Findmypast today:


With new records spanning 1573-1948, where will your past take you this week?

We've bolstered our collections with thousands of new records this Findmypast Friday. New and exclusive baptism, banns, marriage and burial records from Oxfordshire can unlock vital details for your family tree. Plus, we've added four new newspapers to our ever-expanding archive. Read on for all the details on our latest arrivals.

Oxfordshire Baptisms

Covering the Oxfordshire parishes of Kiddington, Chadlington and Spelsbury, we've added over 6,200 new baptism records.

Parish baptism records represent a milestone moment in your ancestor's life and offer essential details for your family tree like locations and parents' names.

Oxfordshire Marriages

Our newest marriage and banns records span from 1576 to 1930. Could they reveal new details about the Oxfordshire branches of your family tree?

These latest additions bring our entire Oxfordshire marriage collection to over 72,000 records. Check our comprehensive parish list for full details on the churches and areas that are covered.

Oxfordshire Burials

Staying in Kiddington, Chadlington and Spelsbury, new burial records can tell you where and when your Oxfordshire ancestor was laid to rest.

Dating from 1576-1948, these latest transcripts form part of our wide range of family history resources for Oxfordshire. If you've got an Oxfordshire family discovery you'd like to share, get in touch, we'd love to hear about it.

Scoop! Four new newspapers

With four new publications and additional coverage for ten others, our newspaper archive has grown to over 76 million pages. Here's a rundown of this week's newspaper updates:

New titles
  • Deeside Piper covering 1986 and 1988-1994
  • Midhurst and Petworth Observer covering 1889, 1893 and 1952
  • Pontefract & Castleford Express covering 1889, 1901 and 1911
  • Sleaford Standard covering 1961-1963, 1988, 1992-1996 and 1998
Updated titles:
  • Coventry Graphic from 1911
  • Fleetwood Weekly News from 1998
  • Forfar Dispatch from 1959-1984
  • Gainsborough Evening News from 1960
  • Market Rasen Weekly Mail from 1986 and 1995
  • Mid Sussex Times from 1982, 1984, 1986 and 1989
  • Montrose Review from 1818, 1839, 1844-1845 and 1978-1985
  • Morpeth Herald from 1965-1970
  • Ripon Gazette from 1990-1991 and 2002
  • Scarborough Evening News from 1993-1994, 1998 and 2000
Keep up-to-date with our new releases every week by bookmarking our what's new page. Last week, we added some fascinating World War 2 resources.


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