Aug 6, 2021

Findmypast Adds New School and Parish Records

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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 baptismmarriagebanns 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:

Aurora Borealis covering 1821

Constitution (London) covering 1818-1819

Empire News & The Umpire covering 1884-1895 and 1897-1911

General Evening Post covering 1801-1813 and 1818-1822

Instructor and Select Weekly Advertiser covering 1810-1811 and 1813-1814

London Evening Post covering 1805-1806

London Journal and Pioneer Newspaper covering 1845-1846

London Moderator and National Adviser covering 1813, 1818-1819

London Phalanx covering 1841-1843

Observer of the Times covering 1821-1822

Public Cause covering 1811-1812 and 1814-1816

Standard of Freedom covering 1850-1851

Tailor & Cutter covering 1866-1868 and 1879-1918

True Sun covering 1832-1837

Wooler’s British Gazette covering 1819

While year coverage has been expanded in:

Boxing from 1913

Englishman from 1803-1809, 1812-1813, and 1816-1834

Morning Herald (London) from 1853 and 1863

Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette from 1918 and 1920

Press (London) from 1860

Sporting Chronicle from 1874, 1891, 1897, 1902, 1904-1905 and 1921

Swindon Advertiser from 1913

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