Friday, June 10, 2016

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, June 10, 2016


This week’s Findmypast Friday marks the release of a series of updates to our collection of UK parish records and a brand new set containing baptisms, marriages and burials from the parish of St Martin in the Bull Ring in Birmingham.


Over 271,207 records have been added to the Surrey Marriage Index. The Index now contains over 755,000 records from 178 parishes in Surrey, England.

Each record comprises a transcript of the original register. The amount of information listed varies, but the records usually include a combination of the couple’s names, marriage date, home parish, the date of their wedding, the location of their wedding and whether they were married by banns or by licence. Like any index, this index, made available by West Surrey Family History Society, is a finding aid.


Over 175,000 new records have been added to our collection of Warwickshire Burials. The entire collection now contains more 1 million records and includes monumental inscriptions from Clifton Road Cemetery in Rugby.

Each record includes a transcript of the original burial registry or details from the monumental inscription. Each record will vary depending on its source, but most will include your ancestor’s name, age, birth year, death date, burial year, burial location and the name of the officiating minister. A number of records will also include their parent’s names and residence.


Warwickshire, Birmingham, St Martin in the Bull Ring parish registers contains more than 23,133 images of original parish baptisms, marriages and burials that took place in the parish of St. Martin's-in-the-Bull-Ring between 1554 and 1929.

Each record includes a transcript of the original burial registry or details from the monumental inscription. Each record will vary depending on its source, but most will include your ancestor's name, age, birth year, death date, burial year, burial location and the name of the officiating minister. A number of records will also include their parent's names and residence.


The church of St Martin in the Bull Ring in Birmingham 5, England is a parish church of the Church of England. It is the original parish church of Birmingham and stands between the Bull Ring shopping centre and the markets. The present Victorian church was built on the site of a 13th-century predecessor, which was documented in 1263. The church was enlarged in medieval times and the resulting structure consisted of a lofty nave and chancel, north and south aisles and a northwest tower with spire.

This collection of parish registers contains baptisms (1554-1929), marriages (1554-1903), and burials (1554-1915), with minor gaps in coverage. These records come from the parish church of the Church of England in Birmingham, St Martin in the Bull Ring.


Over 109,000 new records have been added to our collection of Wiltshire Baptisms. There are now over 770,000 records in this collection taken from the baptism registers of 259 parish churches across the county.

Each record consists of a transcript of the original source material. The amount of information contained varies but most records will include a combination of your ancestors name, date of birth, parish and parent’s names.

Don’t forget to regularly check our dedicated Findmypast Friday page to keep up to date with all the latest additions.

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