Findmypast Friday September 28th 2018
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By Alex Cox
There are more than 925,000 new Welsh records available to search this Findmypast Friday, including:
Welsh Parish Records
Over 921,000 new records have been added to a variety of our Welsh Parish collections. Additional parish baptisms, banns, marriages and burials are now available to search across 13 of our county collections, including:
Wales Counties Baptisms
Wales Counties Banns & Marriages
Wales Counties Burials
Parish records will give names, dates and places in similar fashion to the GRO birth, marriage and death records, but the level of detail within a parish record depends largely on what was recorded on the original. Most parish records do not include accompanying images. Information in earlier registers can differ with some recording baptisms, marriages and burials together on the page, some keeping them separate. Some can be more informative than others, depending almost at whim on what the vicar chose to note down. They can, however, be a very valuable key documents that unlock the history of your family to a time you may not have thought it was possible to reach when you originally began to trace your family line.
Welsh Registers & Records
Explore six fascinating publications containing over 4,000 register entries and records to discover your Welsh roots. Welsh Registers & Records currently includes the following titles:
All these publications are presented as PDFs. What you will discover, will depend on the publication you search. Some contain parish registers which will include birth, marriage and death records. Other publications recorded the history of specific areas of Wales.