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New school records on Findmypast

Exciting new school and parish records are ready to search

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Niall Cullen
6 August 2021

Spend your weekend immersed in family history by exploring thousands of new English family records.

Where will your past take you this Findmypast Friday? Find out with the help of our latest record and newspaper releases.

We’ve added over 9,000 new school records from Halifax, Yorkshire. In them, you can uncover family details you won’t find elsewhere.

Alongside our flagship collection of England and Wales National School Admission Registers & Log Books, Findmypast is home to a range of scholarly resources from North America, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

We’ve expanded this collection with thousands of new baptism, marriage, banns, and burial registers from four parishes in Staffordshire.

Staffordshire marriage records

In 1809, Thomas Woolley married Mary Wood in Checkley. Their record includes where they're from and witness names. View the full record.

The latest additions come from the following churches:

  • Caverswall, St Peter
  • Chebsey, All Saints
  • Checkley, St Mary & All Saints
  • Tipton, St Martin

These Staffordshire resources form part of the largest collection of UK parish records available anywhere online.

15 new papers have just joined the site. Plus, we’ve updated seven more titles with extra pages. Brand new to our archives are:

While we've extended our year coverage in:

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