The new Ancestry.co.uk parish register search

21 Oct

Ancestry.co.uk have added a new search page to their site. This new search focuses on the parish registers in their collection, including the recently added London Parish Registers.

The new search page enables you to search just the parish registers on their site, including not just the London Parish Registers mentioned above, but also Pallot’s Marriage and Baptism indexes and the British Isles Vital Records Index (known on Ancestry as the England & Wales Christening Records and England & Wales Marriage Records).

As well as these major collections, it also covers the many other smaller collections of extracted parish records, that I tend to overlook. The new search page does a great job of drawing all the different collections together.

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2 Responses to “The new Ancestry.co.uk parish register search”

  1. beingmaisie October 31, 2009 at 10:01 am #

    Hi John
    I was just about to blog about these new records when i saw your post. I have been using them for 2 days and have found a lot of births and marriage records i never had. Good old ancestry

    • John Gasson November 1, 2009 at 6:02 pm #

      Hi,
      It is a great new search tool bringing together lots of smaller collections that I wouldn’t usually look at. It sounds like you are doing better at finding your people than me.

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