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We've added thousands more baptism, marriage and burial records this week.

Findmypast's collection of UK parish records is already the most extensive online, filled with resources you won't find on other websites. And now it's just gotten even bigger. This week, we've added thousands of new and exclusive baptism, marriage, and burial records from the South of England, essential for unlocking the details behind the most important events in your ancestors' lives. Read on for all the details.

We've added over 2,500 new baptism records from the parish of Selborne, Hampshire. These latest additions span from 1813-1940.

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Baptism records mark a milestone moment in your ancestor's life story. They reveal must-have details for growing your family tree including parents' names and birth years.

Found information about your ancestor's baptism in Selborne? Next, uncover their marriage record amongst thousands of new additions from the same parish.

Findmypast is home to a host of useful resources for anyone with Hampshire heritage, including unique Portsmouth collections you won't get anywhere else online.

Selborne is a small village in East Hampshire, England. Was your relative laid to rest there? Find out by searching thousands of new burial records.

St. Mary's Church, Selborne, Hampshire

Dr Neil Clifton / St. Mary's Church, Selborne, Hampshire / CC BY-SA 2.0.

Illustrator Jane Sarah Roberts Bell was buried at St. Mary's Church in Selborne in 1873. Her intricate work on wildlife was published in titles including A Monograph of the Testudinata and Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.

Our newspaper archive continues to grow at a blistering pace with over 633,000 new pages, three new titles, and updates to 23 papers this week. Check the lists below for all the latest releases and the years covered.

New titles:

  • Christian World, 1857-1890
  • Church & State Gazette (London), 1842-1856
  • Potteries Advertiser, 1994

Updated titles:

  • Accrington Observer and Times 1994
  • Ayrshire Post 1994
  • Chester Chronicle 1999
  • Clevedon Mercury 1986
  • Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser 1995
  • Ealing & Southall Informer 1995
  • Leicester Daily Mercury 1880, 1891, 1902, 1920, 1924, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1949, 1959, 1963-1966, 1973, 1975-1979, 1990-1992, 1994-1995
  • Long Eaton Advertiser 1949, 1953-1954
  • Midweek Visiter (Southport) 1994
  • Nottingham Evening Post 1996
  • Peterborough Standard 1989
  • Pontypridd Observer 1980
  • Ripley Express 1994
  • Scottish Leader 1887
  • Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph 1991, 1995, 1998
  • Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser 1979-1985
  • Staffordshire Sentinel 1865-1866, 1871-1872, 1882, 1893-1896, 1902, 1966-1971, 1974, 1976-1977
  • Staines Leader 1995
  • Surrey Mirror 1986
  • Sutton Coldfield News 1995
  • Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser 1885
  • Torbay Express and South Devon Echo 1995
  • Uttoxeter Newsletter 1995

Spotted a publication you'd like to peruse more closely? Simply visit our newspapers search and use the 'By Newspaper' filter to focus on the titles that matter to you.

We're on the hunt for the most jaw-dropping, life-changing, mystery-solving discoveries you've made with the 1921 Census of England & Wales.

Did the 1921 Census help you uncover the truth behind a head-scratcher of a mystery? We want to hear from you.

Posted by Findmypast on Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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