We publish 2 million new Welsh parish records
26 June 2012
We have just published 2 million new Welsh parish registers.
This means that you can now search 5,924,611 records of Church in Wales parish registers on findmypast.co.uk:
- Baptisms: 2,083,430 records covering 1538-1912 – see detailed coverage (PDF)
- Marriages: 1,226,650 records covering 1539-1927 – see detailed coverage (PDF)
- Banns: 557,078 records covering 1603-1927 – see detailed coverage (PDF)
- Burials: 2,057,453 records covering 1539-2007 – see detailed coverage (PDF)
These records cover the following counties: Anglesey, Brecknockshire, Caernarvonshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Glamorganshire, Merionethshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire.
These new records follow the first release of Welsh parish registers earlier this year. This is the first time that the complete Welsh parish baptism, marriage and death records have been made available online.
We are proud to be working with the Welsh County Archivists Group and the National Library of Wales to bring you these records, which make up the Wales CollectionSearch the Welsh parish records now