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What records can I find exclusively on Findmypast?

Thanks to ongoing partnerships with some of the world’s most prestigious archives and institutions, many of the family records on Findmypast are not available anywhere else online. Highlights of these unique collections include:

UK parish registers

Findmypast is home to the largest collection of British and Irish parish records online, including collections you won't find anywhere else.


Take a closer look at our parish map.

British and Irish newspapers

Our ever-expanding archive of newspaper pages covers every corner of the British Isles and is also available on our sister site

The Catholic Heritage Archive

Our groundbreaking Catholic Heritage Archive is bringing previously unseen church records online for the first time. In it, you can explore family records from;

  • Birmingham, England
  • Liverpool, England
  • Middlesbrough, England
  • Southwark, England
  • Westminster, London, England
  • All of Scotland
  • Baltimore, USA
  • Chicago, USA
  • Cincinnati, USA
  • New York, USA
  • Philadelphia, USA
  • Toledo, USA

Other exclusive records

Other family-finding resources you won't get on any other family history site include;

This is just a small selection of the many record collections unique to Findmypast. Visit the list of all record sets to see what’s available across the site and remember, we release new family records every week.

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