Birth, marriage and death records

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…

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…

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…

Findmypast – United Kingdom Records- Life Events (BMDs)

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go  is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records.…

Ancestry.com – England – Birth, Marriage & Death collections

The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. Subscription options offer access to transcripts or digitised records. The collections include:• England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915  • England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 • England & Wales,…

FamilySearch – Wales

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include:• Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907 • Deaths and Burials, 1586-1885 • Marriages, 1541-1900• Anglesey, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 • Brecknockshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 • Caernarvonshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 • Cardiganshire, Parish…

National Library of Wales (NLW)

Use the Discover Tab > NLW Resources > More NLW Resources for access to an alphabetical list of free digital resources. They include:• Archives and Manuscripts• Crime and Punishment – Information about crimes, criminals and punishments included in the gaol…

North Wales BMD

Online birth, death and marriage indexes from 1837. This ongoing project is adding new data as it becomes available.