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Millions of new marriage records are now online

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By Niall Cullen

1 October 2021
New marriage records on Findmypast

Unlock essential family tree information with our latest Findmypast Friday releases.

Marriage records are some of the most important resources in family history research. They bring love stories from the past back to life and can add new branches to your family tree. That's why you'll want to see what's new this week.

We’ve added over 5.7 million new marriage records from four American states. The latest additions to this huge collection include:

  • California marriages, 1850-1945
  • Indiana marriages, 1811-2007
  • Iowa marriages, 1809-1992
  • Massachusetts marriages, 1841-1915

For more matrimonial tips and inspiration, read the definitive guide to Findmypast's marriage records or see just how shocking a marriage licence can be.

On the other side of the Atlantic, we've also released thousands of marriage records from four parishes in Essex, England. The new arrivals join us from:

  • Chingford
  • Leytonstone
  • South Chingford
  • Walthamstow

Check our Essex parish list for full details of the records covered in this collection.

If your heritage lies in Essex, Findmypast is an essential resource. From parish records to newspaper archives and monumental inscriptions, you’ll find everything you need to piece together your past.

Our newspaper collection has been bolstered with eight new publications and updates to 15 others.

Liverpool Chronicle archives

Liverpool Chronicle 1767, 19 May 1768. Read the full page.

The newest releases include:

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