Birth, marriage and death records

Westmorland Papers – The Westmorland Historic Texts Project

site includes: • Westmorland Church Notes – is a transcription of all of the monumental transcriptions, church plaques and windows, and other parish church memorials in the County of Westmorland published by Edward Bellasis in 1888• Surnames – a…

Findmypast – Greater London Marriage Index 1502-1871

This index includes records from the Royal College of Arms covering historic chapels at St James Duke’s Place, Gray’s Inn, Somerset House and the Austin Friars Dutch Reform Church. Information includes: name, marriage year and place, residence, occupation, spouse and…

HeavenAddress

HeavenAddress provides families and friends with a respectful place to celebrate, honour and pay tribute to loved ones regardless of time, place and religion. HeavenAddress is a digital memory box where photos, videos and messages can be stored and encourages…

Free UK Genealogy – Human transcription of family history data

Free UK Genealogy works with volunteers to make transcriptions of family history records. Current projects include transcribing the England and Wales index of Births Marriages and Deaths, historic Parish Registers and 19th Century Censuses. The resulting databases FreeBMD, FreeCEN and…

GRO Birth and Death Index Search, England and Wales

General Register Office – Historic Birth and Death index search: Births: 1837-1934 and 1982-2019 with mother’s maiden name 1837-1921 (previously only available from 1911) Deaths: 1837-1957 and 1984-2019 includes age at death from 1837 (previously only available from 1866) These…

Halifax Guardian 1832-192 Index to Birth, Marriage and Death announcements

Calderdale Council, Central Library in Halifax, Yorkshire, volunteers have indexed 394,000+ names from birth, marriage, and death announcements published in the Halifax Guardian 1832-1921. The indexes are arranged alphabetically and can be downloaded in PDF format. The index lists surname,…

Findmypast – Deaths At Sea, 1781-1968

These records detail those who died at sea aboard British-registered vessels 1781-1968. The records may reveal where your sea-faring relatives were born and where they died, the name of the ship, and their cause of death. This commercial site offers…

FreeReg

FreeReg aims to provide free online searches of baptism, marriage and burial records transcribed from parish registers and non-conformist church records in the England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland dating from 1538. Currently 39+ million records are online with new…

UK BMD – Online Parish Clerks (OPC) websites

The term OPC refers to unpaid volunteers who collect, collate and transcribe records for various parishes. This site lists the details and links to OPC projects for the following parishes and counties: Aldbourne, Wiltshire; Calstock, Cornwall; Cornwall; Cornwood, Devon; Devon;…