Mar 5, 2021

Findmypast Has Added Thousands of Brand New Parish Records

The following is an announcement from Findmypast:

Findmypast have just added thousands of baptism and marriage records from Essex and Kent to their ever expanding collection of British family history records.

Unlock the power of parish records with these latest Findmypast Friday new releases. Here are all the details on what’s new.

Essex Baptisms

In partnership with the Family History Federation, Findmypast have added over 38,000 new records to this collection. These new records cover 16 Anglican churches and span over 380 years of Essex history. This update includes records from:

    • Blackmore, St Laurence
    • Bobbingworth, St Germain
    • Chipping Ongar, St Martin of Tours
    • Epping Upland, All Saints
    • Great Bromley, St George
    • Harlow, St John the Baptist
    • Hatfield Broad Oak, St Mary the Virgin
    • High Laver, All Saints
    • High Ongar, St Mary the Virgin
    • High Roding, All Saints
    • Latton, St Mary at Latton
    • Little Laver, St Mary the Virgin
    • Magdalen Laver, St Mary Magdalen
    • Moreton, St Mary the Virgin
    • South Weald, St Peter
    • Waltham Holy Cross, St Lawrence & Holy Cross

Findmypast’s Essex parish list includes details on the entire collection including year coverage and the number of records from each church.

Kent Baptisms

Was your ancestor christened in Kent? Over 10,000 new records from two parishes have joined the collection.

These latest additions cover the parishes of Chelsfield, St Martin of Tours and Greenwich, St Alphege and stretch from 1640-1910. The Kent parish list includes all the churches in this extensive collection.

Kent Marriages

Continue tracing Kent family milestones with over 9,000 new marriage records from three churches, covering 1750-1936.

The newest arrivals come from Lewisham, Westerham and Eltham. Use them to enrich the Kent branches of your family tree with essential details.


Findmypast have published 12 brand new newspapers and added thousands more pages to 12 existing titles. Does your family’s local paper feature? Brand new this week are:

To celebrate St David’s Day this week, Findmypast’s latest releases also include five publications from Wales, three of them published in the native Welsh language.

Meanwhile, the following titles have been supplemented with extra pages:

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